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Correspondence : Torrey (John) and Engelmann (George)
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Correspondence : Torrey (John) and Engelmann (George), 1844-1873.

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Series: Connecting content : a collaboration to link field notes to specimens and published literature.

Series: National leadership grant/ Institute of Museum and Library services.

By

Torrey, John, 1796-1873

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Collection

Material

Archival material

Publication info

Notes

Incoming correspondence to George Engelmann from John Torrey, for 1844-1873. The correspondence relates to botany, botanical expeditions and Torrey's personal herbarium. Letters discuss the Emory expedition in New Mexico, Parry's travels and collection trips to the American West, and Newberry's work on the Colorado Exploring Expedition. Also included are descriptions of various plants, including many Cactaceae and Yucca species.

Letter dated July 4, 1845, written by Asa Gray and John Torrey. Letter dated March 6, 1873, written by M. Torrey on behalf of John Torrey.

Folder contains original letters and illustrations, as well as photocopies of the original material.

Subjects

(John Strong), , (William Hemsley), , 1796-1873 , 1809-1884 , 1810-1888 , 1811-1887 , 1813-1890 , 1822-1892 , 1823-1890 , Correspondence , Emory, William H , Engelmann, George, , Frémont, John Charles, , Gray, Asa, , New York (State) , Newberry, J. S , Parry, Charles Christopher , , Plants , Rocky Mountain Region , Southwest, New , Torrey, John, , West (U.S.)

BHL Collections

Engelmann Papers, Missouri Botanical Garden

Call Number

Archives Collection 1 RG 4/1/5/1

Language

English

Identifiers

OCLC: 776910850

 

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