George Engelmann


George Engelmann : botanical notebook 37 : Agavaceae

Title Variants

Alternative: Botanical notebook 37, Agavaceae


Engelmann, George, 1809-1884




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This set of folders consists of notes on the botanical family Agavaceae. Also included are correspondences from Alexander Braun, Joseph Hinson Mellichamp, John Milton Bigelow, Charles Christopher Parry, Samuel Bonsall Parish, George Washington Letterman, George N. Hitchcock, and Ferdinand Lindheimer, as well as notes by James Gurney, Charles Christopher Parry, and Arthur Schott.

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 7892-8290. Not all items are dated.


(Charles Christopher), , (George N.), , (George Washington), , (John Milton), , (Joseph Hinson), , (Samuel Bonsall), , 1802-1879 , 1804-1878 , 1805-1877 , 1809-1884 , 1814-1875 , 1823-1890 , 1829-1903 , 1831-1920 , 1838-1928 , 1840-1913 , 1843-1907 , Agavaceae , Asparagaceae , Bigelow, John M , Botanical illustration , Braun, Alexander, , Correspondence , Engelmann, George, , Gurney, James, , Hitchcock, G. N , Letterman, George W , Lindheimer, Ferdinand, , Mellichamp, J. H , North America , Parish, S. B , Parry, C. C , Plant collecting , Plants , Schott, Arthur,

BHL Collections

BHL Field Notes Project

Call Number

Archives Collection 1 RG 4/1/5/1




OCLC: 970658961


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