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Correspondence : Jacobi (Georg) and Engelmann (George)
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Correspondence : Jacobi (Georg) and Engelmann (George), 1855-1871.

By

Jacobi, Georg Albano von 1805-1874

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Collection

Material

Archival material

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Notes

Incoming correspondence to George Engelmann from Georg Albano von Jacobi, for 1855-1871. The correspondence relates to the recommendation of polychrome lithograph to illustrate Engelmann's work on cacti. Discussion of the seeds of cacti, with reference for a systematic division of the family. Hybridization attempts of Mr. Schaefer of cacti. Oberservations and descriptions of various cacti and agave. Compares the U.S. civil war with unrest in Prussia. Comments on German politics. Dispersion of his plant collection due to illness and retirement.

Folder contains original letters.

Original material in German, with typewritten English translation by Edgar Denison.

Subjects

1773-1861 , 1805-1874 , 1809-1884 , 1825-1871 , 1828-1898 , 19th century , Agave , Botanical specimens , Cactaceae , Civil War, 1861-1865 , Cohn, Ferdinand, , Collectors and collecting , Correspondence , Engelmann, George, , Germany , Graf zu, , History , Hybridization , Identification , Illustrations , Jacobi, Georg Albano von , Labouret, J , Letters , Liliaceae , Politics and government , Prussia (Germany) , Salm-Reifferscheidt, Joseph, , Seeds , Seemann, Berthold, , Social conditions , United States , Yucca

BHL Collections

Engelmann Papers, Missouri Botanical Garden

Call Number

Archives Collection 1 RG 4/1/5/1

Language

German

Identifiers

OCLC: 863230533

 

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