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Correspondence : Torrey and Engelmann, 1844-1873.

Author: John Torrey
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Incoming correspondence to George Engelmann from John Torrey, for 1844-1873. The correspondence relates to botany, botanical expeditions and Torrey's personal herbarium. Letters discuss the Emory expedition in New Mexico, Parry's travels and collection trips to the American West, and Newberry's work on the Colorado Exploring Expedition. Also included are descriptions of various plants, including many Cactaceae and
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: George Engelmann; John Torrey; William H Emory; Charles Christopher Parry; John Charles Fremont; Asa Gray; J S Newberry
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Torrey
OCLC Number: 776910850
Description: 1 folder (39 linear feet)

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Incoming correspondence to George Engelmann from John Torrey, for 1844-1873. The correspondence relates to botany, botanical expeditions and Torrey's personal herbarium. Letters discuss the Emory expedition in New Mexico, Parry's travels and collection trips to the American West, and Newberry's work on the Colorado Exploring Expedition. Also included are descriptions of various plants, including many Cactaceae and Yucca species.

Letter dated July 4, 1845, written by Asa Gray and John Torrey. Letter dated March 6, 1873, written by M. Torrey on behalf of John Torrey.

Folder contains original letters and illustrations, as well as photocopies of the original material.

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