George Engelmann


George Engelmann : botanical notebook 45 : Polyanthus, Sagittaria, Echinodorus, Najadaceae, Najas, Potamogetonaceae, Cyperaceae, Gramineae

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Alternative: Botanical notebook 45, Polyanthus, Sagittaria, Echinodorus, Najadaceae, Najas, Potamogetanaceae, Cyperaceae, Gramineae


Engelmann, George, 1809-1884




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This set of folders consists of notes on the botanical species polyanthus, the genera Sagittaria, Echinodorus, Najas, and the families Najadaceae, Potamogetonaceae, Cyperaceae, and Gramineae. Also included are correspondences from Charles Edward Faxon and Alexander Braun, as well as notes from John Torrey, Elihu Hall, and Paul Ascherson.

The collection contains 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 numbered 10004-10343. Not all items are dated.


1796-1873 , 1805-1877 , 1809-1884 , 1822-1882 , 1834-1913 , 1846-1918 , Alismataceae , Ascherson, Paul, , Botanical illustration , Braun, Alexander, , Correspondence , Cyperaceae , Echinodorus , Engelmann, George, , Faxon, Charles Edward, , Gramineae , Hall, Elihu, , Najadaceae , Najas , North America , Plant collecting , Plants , Potamogetonaceae , Primula , Sagittaria , Torrey, John,

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BHL Field Notes Project

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Archives Collection 1 RG 4/1/5/1




OCLC: 974784264


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