Increase Allen Lapham and John Torrey correspondence, 1838-1842
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Increase Allen Lapham and John Torrey correspondence, 1838-1842

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Related/Analytical: New York Botanical Garden Archives.

Series: John Torrey papers ; series 1, correspondence.


Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875




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Correspondence from Increase Allen Lapham to John Torrey, dated 1838-1842, discussing the flora of the American Midwest, and the many plant specimens being sent back and forth between himself, Torrey, and other botanists. The collection includes a calling card from Lapham's daughter, Julia A. Lapham, with the handwritten note, "I thank you for the use of these letters. Oconomowoc, Wis. May 24th, 1897." Obsolete plant names mentioned include Crataegus flexuosa, Nasturtium hispidum, Rosa sayi, and Triticum pauciflorum.

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Anemone patens , Barratt, Joseph, 1796-1882 , Bidens beckii , Botanical specimens , Buckley, S. B. (Samuel Botsford), 1809-1884 , Carpenter, William Marbury, 1811-1848 , Chapman, A. W. (Alvan Wentworth), 1809-1899 , Compositae , Correspondence , Crataegus uniflora , Curtis, M. A. (Moses Ashley), 1808-1872 , Darlington, William, 1782-1863 , Dewey, Chester, 1784-1867 , Douglass, David Bates, 1790-1849 , Eaton, Amos, 1776-1842 , Elymus trachycaulus , Essex County Natural History Society , Flora of North America , Gentiana , Geum triflorum , Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 , Houghton, Douglass, 1809-1845 , Introduction to the natural system of botany , Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875 , Lathyrus , Lay, G. Tradescant (George Tradescant) , Lindley, John, 1799-1865 , Long, Stephen H. (Stephen Harriman), 1784-1864 , Manual of botany , Middle west , Monograph of North American Cyperaceae , Natural History Society of Hartford , Natural History Survey , New York (State) , Plants , Rorippa palustris , Torrey, John, 1796-1873

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OCLC: 1028736976


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