Correspondence : Durand (Elias) and Engelmann (George), 1845-1870. (Book, 1845) [WorldCat.org]
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Correspondence : Durand (Elias) and Engelmann (George), 1845-1870.

Author: Elias Durand
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Incoming correspondence to George Engelmann from Elias Magliore Durand, for 1845-1870. The correspondence relates to the exchange of information and plants for collections. Durand's need for Lindheimer collections. Formula against insects. Preparation of special North American herbarium by Academy of Science. Offer of herbarium to Engelmann. Political situation following the Civil War. Franco-Prussian War. Durand's
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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Letters
Field guides
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Named Person: George Engelmann; Elias Durand; Elias Durand; Ferdinand Lindheimer; Auguste Trécul; Thomas Nuttall; C S Rafinesque; Asa Gray; J N Nicollet; Josiah Hale; Heinrich Karl Beyrich; William Gambel; Augustus Fendler; G H B Jü̈rgens; Eugene W Hilgard; Charles Wright; F A Wislizenus; Joseph Decaisne; Jacques Etienne Gay; Johannes Groenland; Charles Wilkins Short; François André Michaux; Robert Buist; Samuel Barnum Mead; Joseph T Rothrock; Francis Wolle; Joseph Leidy; Charles E Smith; Aubrey H Smith; Robert Kilvington; John M Bigelow; C C Parry; Karl Andreas Geyer; John L LeConte; Jacob Ennis; William Boott; Gideon Lincecum; Henry N Bolander; William Henry Brewer; Alphonso Wood; C F Austin; Leo Lesquereux; William Starling Sullivant; S B Buckley; Gideon Lincecum; Chester Dewey; H P Sartwell; J W Robbins; A W Chapman; George Davidson; Edouard Spach; John M Bigelow; William Henry Brewer; S B Buckley; Robert Buist; A W Chapman; George Davidson; Joseph Decaisne; Chester Dewey; Elias Durand; George Engelmann; Jacob Ennis; Augustus Fendler; William Gambel; Karl Andreas Geyer; Asa Gray; Eugene W Hilgard; John L LeConte; Joseph Leidy; Leo Lesquereux; Gideon Lincecum; Ferdinand Lindheimer; François André Michaux; Thomas Nuttall; C C Parry; C S Rafinesque; Joseph T Rothrock; Charles Wilkins Short; William Starling Sullivant; F A Wislizenus; Francis Wolle; Alphonso Wood; Charles Wright
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Elias Durand
OCLC Number: 858976475
Description: 2 folders 60 letters (39 linear feet)
Other Titles: George Engelmann Papers,

Abstract:

Incoming correspondence to George Engelmann from Elias Magliore Durand, for 1845-1870. The correspondence relates to the exchange of information and plants for collections. Durand's need for Lindheimer collections. Formula against insects. Preparation of special North American herbarium by Academy of Science. Offer of herbarium to Engelmann. Political situation following the Civil War. Franco-Prussian War. Durand's herberium transferred to Garden of plants in Paris. Nuttall's Arkansas and Oregon plants, expedition to Oregon and California, penchant for applying different names to the same plant, Pinus collections, Isoetes collections, itinerary. Rafinesque's herbarium and its awful condition, his craziness and ability to create many species from one specimen. Gray and Engelmann sending an expedition to Santa Fe. Gray's new edition. Cooperation in exchange of specimens. Nicollet's Northwestern and Northeastern plants. Dr. Hale's Louisiana plants. Mr. Beyrich's Oregon plants. Charles Wright collections. Wislizenus' excellence of his Santa Fe collections. Introduction for Engelmann to Decaisne, Gay and Groenland. Excellence of Dr. Short's Herbarium. Michaux's plants. Mr. Winder's southern sympathies with a discussion of politics. Buist's work in Philadelphia. Charles Aubry and Porter's expedition to the Great Lakes. Alexander's Co. American plants. Baldwin's Paraguay plants. Prof. Ennis' collections on the Pasaic River. Austin's dispute with Lesquereux. Lincecum's journey to Tuxpan. Deaths of Prof. Dewey and Startwell. Dr. Chapman's invoice of Desiderata. Plants for Mr. Collier's herbarium collected by Baldwin. Kellogg's Alaskan collection given to Academy by Dr. Davidson of Coast survey.

Folder contains original letters.

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