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William Marbury Carpenter and John Torrey correspondence, 1839-1840
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William Marbury Carpenter and John Torrey correspondence, 1839-1840

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Related/Analytical: New York Botanical Garden Archives.

Series: John Torrey papers ; series 1, correspondence.

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Carpenter, W. M. (William Marbury), 1811-1848

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Correspondence from William Marbury Carpenter to John Torrey, dated 1839-1840, discussing botanical subjects and the pitfalls of shipping plant specimens and hand-delivering letters. The last document in the collection is a page from an unidentified draft article on niobium and niobium ore (called here columbium and columbite, respectively). Obsolete and unresolved botanical and mineralogical terms used include Agrostis indica, Aspidium cristatum, Columbite, Columbium, Gnaphalium monocephalum, Laurus carolinensis, Planera gmelinii, and Tradescantia virginica.

In English.

Subjects

Andropogon gracilis , Antennaria plantaginifolia , Botanical specimens , Carpenter, William Marbury, 1811-1848 , Correspondence , Cubí y Soler, Mariano, 1801-1875 , Cyperaceae , Digitaria , Digitaria compressa , Erigeron heterophyllus , Erigeron strigosus , Gramineae , Gratiola , Justicia , Louisiana , Mineralogy , Niobium , Niobium ores , Onoclea , Persea carolinensis , Plants , Polygonum punctatum , Ptelea trifoliata , Rhynchospora , Rosa , Sporobolus indicus , Tantalum , Torrey, John, 1796-1873 , Tradescantia virginiana , Woodwardia virginica

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John Torrey Papers

New York Botanical Garden

Language

English

Identifiers

OCLC: 982116063

 

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