George Engelmann : botanical notebook 37 : Agavaceae 1866-1883. (Book, 1866) [WorldCat.org]
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George Engelmann : botanical notebook 37 : Agavaceae 1866-1883.

Author: George Engelmann
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This set of folders consists of notes on the botanical family Agavaceae. Also included are correspondences from Alexander Braun, Joseph Hinson Mellichamp, John Milton Bigelow, Charles Christopher Parry, Samuel Bonsall Parish, George Washington Letterman, George N. Hitchcock, and Ferdinand Lindheimer, as well as notes by James Gurney, Charles Christopher Parry, and Arthur Schott.
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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: George Engelmann; Alexander Braun; J H Mellichamp; John M Bigelow; S B Parish; George W Letterman; G N Hitchcock; C C Parry; Ferdinand Lindheimer; James Gurney; Arthur Schott; John M Bigelow; Alexander Braun; George Engelmann; Ferdinand Lindheimer; C C Parry; Arthur Schott
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: George Engelmann
OCLC Number: 970658961
Description: 19 folders 398 items (39 linear feet)
Other Titles: Botanical notebook 37 :
George Engelmann Papers,

Abstract:

This set of folders consists of notes on the botanical family Agavaceae. Also included are correspondences from Alexander Braun, Joseph Hinson Mellichamp, John Milton Bigelow, Charles Christopher Parry, Samuel Bonsall Parish, George Washington Letterman, George N. Hitchcock, and Ferdinand Lindheimer, as well as notes by James Gurney, Charles Christopher Parry, and Arthur Schott.

The collection contains original handwritten notes and botanical sketches (some in color), as well as articles and illustrations from various journals and newspapers. Some of these items were written and drawn by Engelmann, some were sent to him by associates and correspondents. Notes and sketches are done on a variety of reused and repurposed papers. Notes include plant lists and specimen descriptions, as well as where, when and by whom they were collected. Sketches are done in pencil and ink.

Items are numbered 7892-8290. Not all items are dated.

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