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Stephen T. Olney and John Torrey correspondence, 1845-1871

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Agrostis , Algae , Anthony, Henry B. (Henry Bowen), 1815-1884 , Bigelow, John M. (John Milton), 1804-1878 , Bolander, Henry N. (Henry Nicholas), 1831-1897 , Boott, William 1805-1886 , Botanical specimens , Brown University , Bulbostylis capillaris , California , Canby, William Marriott, 1831-1904 , Carex , Carey, John, 1797-1880 , Carices boreali-americanae , Chapman, A. W. (Alvan Wentworth), 1809-1899 , Columbia College (New York, N.Y.) , Correspondence , Cyperaceae , Cyperus , Department of Agriculture , Dewey, Chester, 1784-1867 , Eaton, Daniel Cady, 1834-1895 , Eleocharis , Elymus , Emory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887 , Engelmann, George, 1809-1884 , Feay, William T., -1879 , Fimbristylis , Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 , Hall, James, 1811-1898 , Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887 , Hypericum , Juncus , Knieskern, Peter D., 1798-1871 , Mead, Samuel Barnum, 1798-1880 , Monograph of the North American Cyperaceae , Olney, Stephen T. (Stephen Thayer), 1812-1878 , Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911 , Parry, C. C. (Charles Christopher), 1823-1890 , Physaria , Pickering, Charles, 1805-1878 , Plants , Polygonum , Porter, Thomas C. (Thomas Conrad), 1822-1901 , Rhode Island , Rhynchospora , Scirpus , Scleria , Smithsonian Institution , Sprague, Isaac, 1811-1895 , Torrey Botanical Club , Torrey, John, 1796-1873 , United States , United States and Mexican Boundary Survey , United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) , United States Geological Exploration of the Fortie , United States Pacific Railroad Expeditions and Sur , Vasey, George, 1822-1893 , Watson, Sereno, 1826-1892 , Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817?-1863 , Wiley & Putnam , Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877 , Wolffia , Wood, Alphonso, 1810-1881 , Xyris

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Stephen T. Olney and John Torrey correspondence, 1845-1871

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Related/Analytical: New York Botanical Garden Archives.

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Olney, Stephen T. (Stephen Thayer), 1812-1878

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Correspondence from Stephen T. Olney to John Torrey, dated 1845-1871. Olney's correspondence covers two brief periods: 1845-1847, and 1868-1871. Both sections are greatly concerned with the genus Carex, and it dominates the latter period. Olney also discusses both his and Torrey's publications, the constant flow of specimens back and forth, and their mutual acquaintances in the scientific world. Later letters are somewhat more candid and personal in tone, often sending regards to Torrey's daughter Margaret ("Maggie"), and expressing a degree of bitterness and frustration in his botanical endeavours. "I have lived on hoping that the various acts of injustice practiced towards me, even to the witholding my botanical bundles ... would come to an end during my life," he writes in his last letter. "I begin to despair, however ... There is one thing certain. I am not to be driven out of Rhode Island on any pretext whatever, to enable designing knaves to trifle with my intent." Obsolete plant names mentioned include Isolepis capillaris, Psilocarya, Trichelostylis, and Vesicaria.

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Agrostis , Algae , Anthony, Henry B. (Henry Bowen), 1815-1884 , Bigelow, John M. (John Milton), 1804-1878 , Bolander, Henry N. (Henry Nicholas), 1831-1897 , Boott, William 1805-1886 , Botanical specimens , Brown University , Bulbostylis capillaris , California , Canby, William Marriott, 1831-1904 , Carex , Carey, John, 1797-1880 , Carices boreali-americanae , Chapman, A. W. (Alvan Wentworth), 1809-1899 , Columbia College (New York, N.Y.) , Correspondence , Cyperaceae , Cyperus , Department of Agriculture , Dewey, Chester, 1784-1867 , Eaton, Daniel Cady, 1834-1895 , Eleocharis , Elymus , Emory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887 , Engelmann, George, 1809-1884 , Feay, William T., -1879 , Fimbristylis , Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 , Hall, James, 1811-1898 , Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887 , Hypericum , Juncus , Knieskern, Peter D., 1798-1871 , Mead, Samuel Barnum, 1798-1880 , Monograph of the North American Cyperaceae , Olney, Stephen T. (Stephen Thayer), 1812-1878 , Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911 , Parry, C. C. (Charles Christopher), 1823-1890 , Physaria , Pickering, Charles, 1805-1878 , Plants , Polygonum , Porter, Thomas C. (Thomas Conrad), 1822-1901 , Rhode Island , Rhynchospora , Scirpus , Scleria , Smithsonian Institution , Sprague, Isaac, 1811-1895 , Torrey Botanical Club , Torrey, John, 1796-1873 , United States , United States and Mexican Boundary Survey , United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) , United States Geological Exploration of the Fortie , United States Pacific Railroad Expeditions and Sur , Vasey, George, 1822-1893 , Watson, Sereno, 1826-1892 , Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817?-1863 , Wiley & Putnam , Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877 , Wolffia , Wood, Alphonso, 1810-1881 , Xyris

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title = {Stephen T. Olney and John Torrey correspondence, 1845-1871 },
copyright = {Public domain. The BHL considers that this work is no longer under copyright protection.},
url = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/252159},
note = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/149840 --- Correspondence from Stephen T. Olney to John Torrey, dated 1845-1871. Olney's correspondence covers two brief periods: 1845-1847, and 1868-1871. Both sections are greatly concerned with the genus Carex, and it dominates the latter period. Olney also discusses both his and Torrey's publications, the constant flow of specimens back and forth, and their mutual acquaintances in the scientific world. Later letters are somewhat more candid and personal in tone, often sending regards to Torrey's daughter Margaret ("Maggie"), and expressing a degree of bitterness and frustration in his botanical endeavours. "I have lived on hoping that the various acts of injustice practiced towards me, even to the witholding my botanical bundles ... would come to an end during my life," he writes in his last letter. "I begin to despair, however ... There is one thing certain. I am not to be driven out of Rhode Island on any pretext whatever, to enable designing knaves to trifle with my intent." Obsolete plant names mentioned include Isolepis capillaris, Psilocarya, Trichelostylis, and Vesicaria. --- In English.},
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