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Benjamin Alvord and John Torrey correspondence, 1842-1854.

Author: Benjamin Alvord
Series: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Correspondence from Benjamin Alvord to John Torrey, from 1842 to 1854, discussing plant specimens from the western U.S., and particularly Silphium laciniatum, the compass or "polar" plant. Alvord later wrote an article for American naturalist on the species.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Named Person: Benjamin Alvord; John Torrey; Asa Gray; Stephen Alexander; Jacob Whitman Bailey; S G J DeCamp; Stephen Alexander; Benjamin Alvord; Jacob Whitman Bailey; John Torrey
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Alvord
OCLC Number: 968214278
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 folder (3 letters)
Series Title: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence
Other Titles: New York Botanical Garden Archives.
John Torrey
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Correspondence from Benjamin Alvord to John Torrey, from 1842 to 1854, discussing plant specimens from the western U.S., and particularly Silphium laciniatum, the compass or "polar" plant. Alvord later wrote an article for American naturalist on the species.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4025711346#Person\/alvord_benjamin_1813_1884<\/a>> # Benjamin Alvord<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1813<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1884<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Alvord<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Benjamin<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Benjamin Alvord<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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