George Engelmann : botanical notebook 5 : Mammilaria, Leuchtenbergia, Discocactus, and Melocactus
Botanical notebook 5 : Mammilaria, Leuchtenbergia, Discocactus, and Melocactus
Engelmann, George, 1809-1884
This collection consists of notes on the genera Mammilaria, Leuchtenbergia, Discocactus, and Melocactus. The folders contain 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 stamped with numbers 1026-1270. Not all items are dated.
BHL Field Notes Project
Engelmann Papers, Missouri Botanical Garden
Archives Collection 1 RG 4/1/5/1
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