Charles Pickering and John Torrey correspondence, 1833-1836. (Book, 1833) [WorldCat.org]
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Charles Pickering and John Torrey correspondence, 1833-1836.

Author: Charles Pickering
Series: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Edition/Format:   Manuscript : Letter   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Correspondence from Charles Pickering to John Torrey, dated 1833-1836, first discussing Torrey's 1833 trip to Europe, and subsequently a wide swath of their mutual acquaintances and plant specimens. Pickering has a habit of dropping partial names without context, like "LeConte's brother," "Cooper," Dr. Jay," "Mr. Rich," and "Dr. Green." Obsolete and unresolved plant names mentioned include Aurantiaceae, Avena  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Named Person: Charles Pickering; John Torrey; John Torrey; Jean-Marie Bachelot de La Pylaie; William Baldwin; Joseph Barratt; William P C Barton; Robert Brown; Joseph Carson; Zaccheus Collins; Chester Dewey; H F Dickehut; Stephen Elliott; Asa Gray; Asa Gray; William Jackson Hooker, Sir; François André Michaux; Thomas Nuttall; Frederick Pursh; D F L von Schlechtendal; Lewis David von Schweinitz; Nathaniel J Wyeth; William Baldwin; Joseph Barratt; William P C Barton; Robert Brown; Joseph Carson; Zaccheus Collins; Chester Dewey; Stephen Elliott; Asa Gray; William Jackson Hooker, Sir; François André Michaux; Thomas Nuttall; Charles Pickering; Frederick Pursh; Lewis David von Schweinitz; John Torrey; Nathaniel J Wyeth
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Pickering
OCLC Number: 1041854883
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 folder (4 letters)
Series Title: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Other Titles: New York Botanical Garden Archives.
John Torrey
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Correspondence from Charles Pickering to John Torrey, dated 1833-1836, first discussing Torrey's 1833 trip to Europe, and subsequently a wide swath of their mutual acquaintances and plant specimens. Pickering has a habit of dropping partial names without context, like "LeConte's brother," "Cooper," Dr. Jay," "Mr. Rich," and "Dr. Green." Obsolete and unresolved plant names mentioned include Aurantiaceae, Avena striata, Dalibarda lobata, Diplasia, Scolopendrium, and Trisetum palustre.

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