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Melines Conklin Leavenworth and John Torrey correspondence, 1836-1845
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Melines Conklin Leavenworth and John Torrey correspondence, 1836-1845

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Related/Analytical: New York Botanical Garden Archives.

Series: John Torrey papers ; series 1, correspondence.

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Leavenworth, Melines Conklin, 1796-1862

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Correspondence from Melines Conklin Leavenworth to John Torrey, dated 1836-1845, discussing the many Southern plants he encounters (and collects for Torrey) during his postings in Louisiana and Florida. Leavenworth's letters often include long lists of plant "observed" in the previous month or two. Obsolete plant names mentioned include Amphianthus pusillus, Cacalia tuberosa, Caprifolium, Casalea ovata, Casalea lanceolata, Chapmania, Cooperia, Cooperia drummondii, Crataegus elliptica, Fosteria, Galardia, Ilex laurifolia, Petalostemon villosum, Plantago gnaphalioides, Podostigma pubescens, Prunus chicasa, and Tuberosa.

In English.

Subjects

Ampelopsis , Arnoglossum plantagineum , Asclepias pedicellata , Aster , Astragalus obcordatus , Baldwin, William, 1779-1819 , Beyrich, Heinrich Karl, 1796-1834 , Botanical specimens , Boykin, Samuel, 1786-1848 , Campanula , Chapman, A. W. (Alvan Wentworth), 1809-1899 , Chrysanthemoides , Cleomella , Collections towards a flora of the territory of Ar , Correspondence , Crataegus aestivalis , Cyperaceae , Dalea villosa , Drummond, Thomas, -1835 , Elliott, Stephen, 1771-1830 , Engelmann, George, 1809-1884 , Flora of New York state , Flora of North America , Florida , Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 , Gramineae , Gratiola amphiantha , Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 , Hale, Josiah, approximately 1791-1856 , Hooker, William Jackson, Sir, 1785-1865 , Houstonia caerulea , Illicium floridanum , James, Edwin, 1797-1861 , Krigia , Leavenworth, Melines Conklin, 1796-1862 , Lonicera , Louisiana , Lyceum of Natural History (New York, N.Y.) , Monarda russeliana , Monograph of North American Cyperaceae , Myosurus , Nemastylis , Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859 , Pinus palustris , Pistia stratiotes , Plantago patagonica , Plants , Portulaca , Psoralea , Quercus , Rhus , Sabatia calycosa , Sabatia chloroides , Sapindus , Selenia , Short, Charles Wilkins, 1794-1863 , Solidago , Stillingia , Texas , Tillandsia bartramii , Torrey, John, 1796-1873 , Ulmus crassifolia , Valeriana , variety , Verbena , Wray, Thomas Jarram, 1781-1851 , Zephyranthes chlorosolen

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John Torrey Papers

New York Botanical Garden

Language

English

Identifiers

OCLC: 1029056431

 

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