Correspondence : Thurber (George) and Engelmann (George)
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Correspondence : Thurber (George) and Engelmann (George), 1844-1882.


Thurber, George, 1821-1890




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Incoming correspondence to George Engelmann from George Thurber, for 1844-1882. The correspondence relates to difficulties with publication of the report of the Mexican Boundary Survey; ownership of the specimens; dispute with Maj. Emory and Col. J. D. Graham, Thurber's dismissal from the Assay Office because of his refusal to be "taxed"; Mr. Sam'l F. Butterworth and Sickle's affair; Dr. Torrey and Henry's intercession for Thurber. Thurber's lectures at the college of pharmacy in New York; work at the Cooper Institute; appointment to the State Agriculture College in Lansing; inefficiency at college; lifetime appointment as an editor to the American Agriculturist in New York. Work with grasses; Pomological conference in St. Louis; Botanical Club of New York.

Folder contains original letters.


(James Duncan), , (William Hemsley), , 1796-1873 , 1797-1878 , 1799-1865 , 1809-1884 , 1811-1887 , 1821-1890 , American agriculturist , Botanical specimens , College of Pharmacy of the City of New York , Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Ar , Correspondence , Emory, William H , Engelmann, George, , Graham, J. D , Gramineae , Henry, Joseph, , Letters , Mexican-American Border Region , Michigan Agricultural College , Surveys , Thurber, George, , Torrey Botanical Club , Torrey, John,

BHL Collections

Engelmann Papers, Missouri Botanical Garden

Call Number

Archives Collection 1 RG 4/1/5/1




OCLC: 874910368


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