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Author: Arnold Arboretum.
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Chiefly administrative file with correspondence of directors Oakes Ames, E. D. Merrill and Karl Sax. Also about 20 volumes of Sax's notebooks, with lists of plantings, plant observations, polinating reports, and indexes. The correspondence is predominately from the administrations of Merrill and Sax, and pertains to plant collecting, exchanges of specimens, identifications, botanical expeditions (especially to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Photoprints
Named Person: Oakes Ames; I W Bailey; Harley Harris Bartlett; Alice Eastwood; Beatrix Farrand; John George Jack; I M Johnston; Elmer Drew Merrill; Franklin P Metcalf; Alfred Rehder; Joseph Francis Charles Rock; Karl Sax; Richard Evans Schultes
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Arboretum.
OCLC Number: 269373165
Description: ca. 15 linear ft. (4 file drawers and 10 boxes).

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Chiefly administrative file with correspondence of directors Oakes Ames, E. D. Merrill and Karl Sax. Also about 20 volumes of Sax's notebooks, with lists of plantings, plant observations, polinating reports, and indexes. The correspondence is predominately from the administrations of Merrill and Sax, and pertains to plant collecting, exchanges of specimens, identifications, botanical expeditions (especially to China), landscape gardening, and internal matters, such as fundraising and personnel. Correspondents include botanists and plant collectors, horticulturists, other faculty and offices at Harvard, such as Harvard Forest, and universities, botanical gardens, professional societies, and other organizations.

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