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Creators:
Killip, Ellsworth Paine, 1890-
Dates:
1914-1950
Size:
4.67 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 3x5 box) (7 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7375
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
circa 1947-1990, with related records from 1926
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 428
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the operation of the Department of Botany under Head Curators Ellsworth Paine Killip, 1947-1950, and Jason Richard Swallen, 1950-1964, and Chairmen William L. Stern, 1965-1967, Mason E. Hale, Jr., 1967-1970, Edward S. Ayensu, Dieter C. Wasshausen, Mark M. Littler, and Laurence E. Skog. Records created prior ...

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Creators:
Rock, Joseph Francis Charles, 1884-1962
Dates:
1922-1929
Size:
2.02 cu. ft. (4 document boxes) (1 microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7287
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists chiefly of photographs of landscapes and plants taken by Rock on collecting trips to China and Tibet, 1922-1929. The Rock Specimen Catalog, located in the Botany Library of the National Museum of Natural History, includes a list of plants collected, 1921-1924, and identification of plants taken, 1928-1929. Also in...

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Creators:
Smith, Lyman B.
Dates:
1959-circa 1970
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7276
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers contain correspondence with botanists and directors of herbaria concerning the identification of specimens, collecting and exchanging botanical collections, especially those of South and Central America, and requests for publications and notes and a manuscript on a key to Tillandsia.

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Dates:
1904-1930
Size:
0.69 cu. ft. (1 document box) (0.19 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

David Griffiths (1867-1935), a botanist, received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1900. He joined the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), in 1901 as an Assistant Agrostologist, and was promoted to Agriculturist in 1907 and Horticulturist in 1918. He remained with the USDA for his entire career. Griff...

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Dates:
1920-1961
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 230
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of mostly incoming and outgoing correspondence with botanists; colleagues; friends; herbarium curators; directors of arboreta; private collectors of plants; and publishers; and they concern specimen identification; recommendation of books to be used for identification of plants; requests for reprints; purchase and acquisi...

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Dates:
1899-1947
Size:
15.12 cu. ft. (14 document boxes) (14 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 223
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records, for the most part, document the history of the collection of the United States National Herbarium (USNH), United States National Museum, Division of Plants, while William Ralph Maxon was aid, assistant curator, associate curator, and curator of the USNH, Division of Plants (1899-1946). This material includes loose incoming ...

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Dates:
1894-1903
Size:
2.08 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 222
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

In 1971, the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany, transferred its official records and collections of personal papers relating to the early history of the Department to the Hunt Botanical Library at the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation. The official correspondence files generated by Charles Louis Pollard during ...

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Creators:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Dates:
1892-1904, 1936-1937, 1942-1943
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field reports recorded by naturalists of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and its predecessor, the Bureau of Biological Survey. The reports document observations on flora, fauna, and physiography of various regions of Mexico. Included are field reports of Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman,...

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Creators:
Smith, Lyman B.
Dates:
1940s-1990s
Size:
3.69 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 oversize box)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-014
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and related materials documenting Lyman B. Smith's career as a Curator in the Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History and his research on flowering plants of South America. Materials also include photographs and slides.

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