Spencer Fullerton Baird and John Torrey correspondence, 1851-1860
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Spencer Fullerton Baird and John Torrey correspondence, 1851-1860

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Series: John Torrey papers ; series 1, correspondence.


Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887




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Correspondence from Spencer Fullerton Baird to John Torrey, dated 1851-1860, primarily discussing the minutiae of the production and publication of the numerous survey reports being generated by government expeditions during that period, particularly the United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition, as well as expeditions to survey the Northwest boundary and the boundary between the U.S. and Mexico. As Torrey wrote several of the botanical sections of those reports, Baird is in frequent contact with him regarding shipments of specimens, manuscript delivery and proofing, and the production of the accompanying plates. Baird also keeps Torrey up to date on internal Smithsonian Institution activities and gossip.

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Abert, J. W. (James William), 1820-1897 , American Association for the Advancement of Scienc , Antisell, Thomas, 1817-1893 , Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887 , Beckwith, E. G. (Edward Griffin), 1818-1881 , Berlandier, Jean Louis, -1851 , Bigelow, John M. (John Milton), 1804-1878 , Botanical specimens , Correspondence , Directions for collecting, preserving and transpor , Exploration and survey of the Valley of the Great , Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana in the y , Explorations and surveys , Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 , Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 , Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 , Jewett, Charles C. (Charles Coffin), 1816-1868 , Kennicott, Robert, 1835-1866 , Marcy, Randolph B. (Randolph Barnes), 1812-1887 , Newberry, J. S. (John Strong), 1822-1892 , Pacific railroads , Parry, C. C. (Charles Christopher), 1823-1890 , Plantæ frémontianæ , Plants , Pope, John, 1822-1892 , Prestele, Joseph 1796-1867 , Registry of periodical phenomena , Report of an expedition down the Zuni and Colorado , Riddell, John Leonard, 1807-1867 , Sitgreaves, Lorenzo, 1811-1888 , Smithsonian Institution , Stansbury, Howard, 1806-1863 , Stevens, Isaac Ingalls, 1818-1862 , Surveys , Thuja , Torrey, John, 1796-1873 , United States , United States and Mexican Boundary Survey , United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition ( , Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817?-1863 , Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton), 1824-1882 , Woodhouse, S. W. (Samuel Washington), 1821-1904

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