Correspondence : Purkyně (Emanuel) and Engelmann (George)
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Title

Correspondence : Purkyně (Emanuel) and Engelmann (George), 1875-1881.

By

Purkyně, Emanuel, 1831-1882

Genre

Book

Material Type

Archival material

Publication info

Notes:

Incoming correspondence to George Engelmann from Emanuel von Purkyně, for 1875-1881. The correspondence relates to a request for needles of Pinus species. Discussion of pines, oaks, and elms. Refutation of the idea that forests influence rainfall. Difficulty identifying American trees in European gardens. Loss of forest lands in America and soil depletion. Explanation of the spelling of his surname. Possibility of a forestry school in America and his teaching it. Discussion of American flora - geologic interpretation and migration of varieties. Questions about the use of Rhus in tanning. Discussion of how various conifers fared during extremely severe winters.

Folder contains original letters.

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

Subjects

1809-1884 , 1831-1882 , 1834-1922 , America , Anacardiaceae , Coniferae , Correspondence , Crassulaceae , Cupressaceae , deforestation , Effect of cold on , Engelmann, George, , Environmental aspects , Fagaceae , Focke, Wilhelm Olbers, , Forest influences , Forestry schools and education , Identification , Juglandaceae , Leguminosae , Letters , Loranthaceae , Magnoliaceae , Names, Personal , Pinaceae , Pinus , Plants , Purkyně, Emanuel, , Quercus , Rhus , Rosaceae , Salicaceae , Taxaceae , Trees , Ulmaceae , Ulmus , Vegetation and climate

BHL Collections:

Engelmann Papers, Missouri Botanical Garden

Call Number

Archives Collection 1 RG 4/1/5/1

Language

German

Identifiers:

OCLC: 871571899

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title = {Correspondence : Purkyně (Emanuel) and Engelmann (George), 1875-1881. },
volume = {Purkyne? to Engelmann, 1875-1881},
copyright = {Permission to digitize granted by rights holder},
url = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/151705},
note = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/79484 --- Incoming correspondence to George Engelmann from Emanuel von Purkyně, for 1875-1881. The correspondence relates to a request for needles of Pinus species. Discussion of pines, oaks, and elms. Refutation of the idea that forests influence rainfall. Difficulty identifying American trees in European gardens. Loss of forest lands in America and soil depletion. Explanation of the spelling of his surname. Possibility of a forestry school in America and his teaching it. Discussion of American flora - geologic interpretation and migration of varieties. Questions about the use of Rhus in tanning. Discussion of how various conifers fared during extremely severe winters. --- Folder contains original letters. --- Original material in German, with typewritten English translation by Edgar Denison.},
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author = {Purkyně, Emanuel,},
year = {1875-1881},
pages = {135},
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TI - Correspondence : Purkyně (Emanuel) and Engelmann (George), 1875-1881.
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