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Correspondence : Caspary (Robert) and Engelmann (George)
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Title

Correspondence : Caspary (Robert) and Engelmann (George), 1857-1877.

By

Caspary, Robert, 1818-1887

Type

Collection

Material

Archival material

Publication info

Notes

Incoming correspondence to George Engelmann from Robert Caspary, for 1857-1877. The correspondence relates to lots of discussions about Nymphaea and Nuphar. Dissertation on microscopes. The illnesses of Mrs. Emmy Eichhorn and Alexander Braun. Illness spreading in Braun family. Caspary's family and new son, Johannes (February 10, 1865). Description of Alexander Braun's death. Description of Mary Caspary's (wife of Robert) death. Discussion of the future of Caspary's 3 children: Mathilde, Johannes, and Marie.

Folder contains original letters and illustrations.

Original material mostly in German, with typewritten English translation by Edgar Denison. Some original correspondences are in English.

Subjects

(Charles Christopher), , 1785-1865 , 1805-1877 , 1807-1882 , 1809-1884 , 1818-1887 , 1823-1890 , 1861- , 1863- , -1877 , Braun, Alexander, , Caspary, Johannes, , Caspary, Marie , Caspary, Mary, , Caspary, Mathilde, , Caspary, Robert, , Correspondence , Decaisne, Joseph, , Eichhorn, Emmy , Elodea , Engelmann, George, , Epidemics , Families , Hooker, William Jackson, , Hydrocharitaceae , Isoetaceae , Isoetes , Juncaceae , Juncus , Letters , Mettenius, Cecile , Microscopes , Nelumbo , Nelumbonaceae , Nuphar , Nymphaea , Nymphaeaceae , Parry, C. C , Personality assessment of children , Sir,

BHL Collections

Engelmann Papers, Missouri Botanical Garden

Call Number

Archives Collection 1 RG 4/1/5/1

Language

German

Identifiers

OCLC: 855866855

 

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