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Correspondence : Baird (Spencer) and Engelmann (George)
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Title

Correspondence : Baird (Spencer) and Engelmann (George), 1850-1891.

By

Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887

Type

Collection

Material

Archival material

Publication info

Notes

Incoming correspondence to George Engelmann from Spencer Fullerton Baird, for 1850-1881. The correspondence relates to request for procurement of specimens of reptiles from Missouri for centennial. Limitations concerning purchase of books and transmission of articles of natural history or archaelology from abroad for Engelmann and Shaw; possibility of obtaining the items by exchange or donations rather than by direct purchase. Engelmann's collecting of acting as director of collections of plants and animals for the Smithsonian. Formulas for preservative. (Feb., 1859) (Apr. 27, 1855). Financial and transportation arrangements for collections. Disturbances in the Smithsonian. Details of printing illustrations. Expeditions to the Bering Straits and Northern California.

Folder contains original letters.

Subjects

1800-1889 , 1809-1884 , 1823-1887 , Baird, Spencer Fullerton, , Bering Strait , Book industries and trade , Botanical specimens , California, Northern , Correspondence , Description and travel , Engelmann, George, , Letters , Prints , Reptiles , Shaw, Henry, , Smithsonian Institution , Technique , Transportation

BHL Collections

Engelmann Papers, Missouri Botanical Garden

Call Number

Archives Collection 1 RG 4/1/5/1

Language

English

Identifiers

OCLC: 847196032

 

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