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Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954 , correspondent
Bebb, M. S. (Michael Schuck), 1833-1895 , correspondent
Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939 , correspondent
Deane, Walter, 1848-1930 , addressee
Lloyd, C. G. (Curtis Gates), 1859-1926 , correspondent
Morong, Thomas, , correspondent
Owen, Maria L. (Maria Louisa), 1825-1913 , correspondent
Rose, J. N. (Joseph Nelson), 1862-1928 , correspondent

Allen, Glover M. (Glover Morrill), 1879-1942 , correspondent
Audubon, Florence, , correspondent
Audubon, Maria R. (Maria Rebecca), 1843-1925 , correspondent
Bailey, Eliza R., , correspondent
Barnes, Charles Reid, 1858-1910 , correspondent
Batchelder, Annie V. , correspondent
Batchelder, Charles Foster, 1856-1954 , correspondent
Benson, Albert Emerson, 1870- , correspondent
Brainerd, Ezra, 1844-1924 , correspondent
Brewster, William, 1851-1919 , correspondent
Carr, Albert Bonus , correspondent
Carr, Gladys V. , correspondent
Chase, Agnes, 1869-1963 , correspondent
Cheney, Robert F., , correspondent
Christensen, Abby W., , correspondent
Churchill, Joseph Richmond, 1845-1933 , correspondent
Coolidge, Charles Austin, 1844- , correspondent
Curtiss, Allen Hiram, 1845-1907 , correspondent
Cushing, Mary, , correspondent
Deane, Charles E., , correspondent
Demetrio, C. H. (Charles Hermann), 1845-1936 , correspondent
Dexter, Lucy W., , correspondent
Dexter, Mary, 1886- , correspondent
Eames, Edwin Hubert, 1865-1948 , correspondent
Eaton, A. A. (Alvah Augustus), 1865-1908 , correspondent
Eggleston, W. W. (Willard Webster), 1863-1935 , correspondent
Faber, Helen R., , correspondent
Faber, Richard R., , correspondent
Farlow, W. G. (William Gilson), 1844-1919 , correspondent
Farwell, Oliver Atkins, 1867-1944 , correspondent
Faxon, Edwin, 1823-1898 , correspondent
Fernald, George B., , correspondent
Fernald, Merritt Lyndon, 1873-1950 , correspondent
Foord, William M., , correspondent
Foster, Theodore B., , correspondent
Ganong, William Francis, 1864-1941 , correspondent
Gattinger, Augustin, 1825-1903 , correspondent
Glatfelter, Noah Miller, 1837-1911 , correspondent
Goodale, George L. (George Lincoln), 1839-1923 , correspondent
Greene, Edward Lee, 1843-1915 , correspondent
Greenman, Anne T., , correspondent
Greenman, J. M. (Jesse More), 1867-1951 , correspondent
Hay, G. U. (George Upham), 1843-1912 , correspondent
Heading, Alice J., , correspondent
Herriot, W., , correspondent
Hervey, E. W. (Eliphalet Williams), 1834-1925 , correspondent
Hill, E. J. (Ellsworth Jerome), 1833-1917 , correspondent
Hitchcock, A. S. (Albert Spear), 1865-1935 , correspondent
Holm, Theodor (Herman Theodor), 1854-1932 , correspondent
Hopkins, Richard J., , correspondent
Huber, Lucretia M., , correspondent
Jesup, Henry G. (Henry Griswold), 1826-1903 , correspondent
Kennedy, George G. (George Golding), 1841-1918 , correspondent
Knowlton, Frank Hall, 1860-1926 , correspondent
Lamson-Scribner, F. , correspondent
Linder, Charles, , correspondent
Lowell, James Arnold, , correspondent
Lunell, J. (Joel), 1851-1920 , correspondent
Mathews, F. Schuyler (Ferdinand Schuyler), 1854-1938 , correspondent
Maxon, William R. (William Ralph), 1877-1948 , correspondent
McAtee, W. L. (Waldo Lee) 1883-1962 , correspondent
Meehan, Thomas, 1826-1901 , correspondent
Munter, William H., , correspondent
Oldys, Henry, , correspondent
Paton, Lucy Allen, , correspondent
Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881-1964 , correspondent
Peebles, Florence 1874- , correspondent
Peebles, Florence, 1874-1956 , correspondent
Penhallow, D. P. (David Pearce), 1854-1910 , correspondent
Pennock, Charles J., , correspondent
Philbrook, Augustus E., , correspondent
Porter, Thomas C. (Thomas Conrad), 1822-1901 , correspondent
Pringle, Cyrus G. (Cyrus Guernsey), 1838-1911 , correspondent
Putnam, Bessie Lucina, , correspondent
Putnam, William T., , correspondent
Rand, Edward L. (Edward Lothrop), 1859-1924 , correspondent
Rau, Eugene A. (Eugene Abraham), 1848-1932 , correspondent
Rehder, Alfred, 1863-1949 , correspondent
Richardson, Martha Bebb, , correspondent
Robinson, Benjamin Lincoln, 1864-1935 , correspondent
Rolfe, W. J. 1827-1910 , correspondent
Sandberg, John Herman, 1848-1917 , correspondent
Scudder, Winthrop S., , correspondent
Sheppard, Susan, , correspondent
Shute, Fred A., , correspondent
Spaulding, F. B., , correspondent
Sprague, A. C., , correspondent
Steere, Rebecca P., , correspondent
Stone, Phoebe J., , correspondent
Stowell, Ruth K., , correspondent
Suksdorf, Wilhelm, 1850-1932 , correspondent
Tatnall, Edward, 1898 , correspondent
Tatnall, Edward, 1898 , correspondent
Terry, Emily Hitchcock, 1838-1921 , correspondent
Thaxter, Roland, 1858-1932 , correspondent
Thayer, Evelyn , correspondent
Thayer, John Eliot, 1862-1933 , correspondent
Townsend, Charles Wendell, 1859-1934 , correspondent
Underwood, Lucien Marcus, 1853-1907 , correspondent
Vasey, George, 1822-1893 , correspondent
Ward, Lester F. (Lester Frank), 1841-1913 , correspondent
Ward, Lester F. (Lester Frank), 1841-1913 , correspondent
Ware, Robert Allison, , correspondent
Weatherby, Charles Alfred, 1875-1949 , correspondent
Wiegand, K. M. (Karl McKay), 1873-1942 , correspondent
Williams, Emile Francis, 1858-1929 , correspondent
Williams, R. S. (Robert Statham), 1859-1945 , correspondent
Williams, R. S. (Robert Statham), 1859-1945 , correspondent
Wood, Casey A. (Casey Albert), 1856-1942 , correspondent
Woodhouse, S. W. (Samuel Washington), 1821-1904 , correspondent
Harvard University. Gray Herbarium. , correspondent

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"A-B" Letters: Consists of letters and postcards written to Walter Deane from 51 correspondence wtih surnames starting with A-B, arranged alphabetically by sender. Letters are both botanical and personal in nature. Correspondents are: Harriette Abbott, Oscar Fay Adams, Glover Morrill Allen, Grenville F. Allen, John Alpheus Allen, Sarah C. Allen, American Museum of Natural History, Margaret G. Andrews, Lou M. Angiust, F. Brewster, The Atlantic Monthly Company, Florence Audubon, Maria R. Audubon, Bayard L. Peck (letter to F. Audubon), Maria R. Audubon, Elizabeth Babbitt, Eliza R. Bailey, J. Whitman Bailey, Margaret Emerson Bailey, Cecil Barnes, Mary King Barnes, Leon Barritt, Annie V. Batchelder; Amelia L. Sullivan (letter to A. Batchelder), Charles Foster Batchelder, Ernest Harold Baynes, Sam S. Bennett, A. Emerson Benson, Arthur Cleveland Bent, George Van Biesbroeck, Bird Lore Magazine, Sidney Fay Blake, William Henry Blanchard, Arthur Edmund Blewitt, A. Blish, Mary E. Booth, Boston Society of Natural History, Martha Getz Boyer, Ezra Brainerd, William L. Bray, James Henry Breasted, William Brewster, Elizabeth Gertrude Britton, Stewardson Brown, William Brown, Goerge Henry Browne, J. Quincy Brownell, Emily L. Bull, Edward Sandford Burgess, Benjamin Franklin Bush, and Steadman Buttrick.

Consists of letters written to Walter Deane from 45 correspondents with surnames starting with N-P, mostly regarding botany, as well as personal matters. The letters are arranged alphabetically by sender. Correspondents are: C.W. Nash, Susan T. Smart (regarding Alice Neare's death), Charles Neave, James Carlton Nelson, New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, Mary Woods Noon, Arthur Herbert Norton, Evelyn Norton, Penelope Noyes, Old Cambridge Shakespeare Association, Henry Oldys, May M. Oldys, Topsey Oldys, D. Oliver, Frank F. Olney, Stephen F. Olney, Charles Russell Orcutt, Harry L. Osborne, Winthrop John Vanleuven Osterhout, Maria Louisa Owen, J.H. Oyster, Sereno Watson, Winthrop John Vanleuven Osterhout, Alice Maria Ottley, Frederic Palmer, Thomas Chalkley Palmer, Louis Hermann Pammel, W.N. Park, Lucy A. Paton, Iola L. Banks (on behalf of John H. Payne), Thomas Gilbert Pearson, Arthur Stanley Pease, Charles Horton Peck, Florence Peebles, David Pearce Penhallow, Sarah A.D. Penhallow, Francis Whittier Pennell, Charles J. Pennock, Thomas Perkins (letter to John E. Thayer), Edward Dyer Peters, Augustus E. Philbrook, Phillips Brooks House (Walter I. Tibbetts), Samuel Thomas Pickard, William Henry Pickering, George A. Plimpton, Charles Christian Plitt, Charles Louis Pollard, Alexander Pope, Thomas Conrad Porter, Cyrus Guernsey Pringle, Edith M. Prouty, Evelyn Purdie, Bessie Lucina Putnam, Frederic Ward Putnam, and William T. Putnam.

Consists of letters written to Walter Deane from 70 correspondents with surnames starting with T-W, mostly regarding botany, as well as personal matters. The letters are arranged alphabetically by sender. The collection also includes cards, postcards, picture postcards, etc. Correspondents are: Mary G. Tallant (including one letter to Edward Lothrop Rand from Susan C. Hosmer), Harrison Gray Otis Blake, Edward Sherman Hoar, K. Tamari; Edward Tatnall, Katherine A. Taylor, Roland Thaxter, Charles Henry Thompson, Henry David Thoreau, Felix Karl Albert Ernst Joachim von Thumen (Baron Thumen), George Thurber, Gustaf Augus Tiselius, Lottie Titcomb, Anna M. Coolidge, Edward Tatnall, Norman Taylor, Emily Hitchcock Terry, Kenneth S. Teslar, Jeanie I.W. Thacher, Roland Thaxter, Evelyn Forbes Thayer, Harriet L. Thayer, John Eliot Thayer, Nora Thayer, Ruth Thayer, Jocelyn Parker Thomas, John James Thornber, Albert Thorndike, Thomas Baldwin Ticknor, Tiffany and Company, Charles Wendell Townsend, William Trelease, Rodney Howard True, Ume Tsuda, Margaret M. Tuttle, Lora A. Underhill, Lucien Marcus Underwood, William Lyman Underwood, George Vasey, John R. Wakefield, George Lincoln Walton, Lester Frank Ward, Alice Ware (includes a poem by Edward Lear), Robert Allison Ware, Cornelia Blakemore Warner, Worcester Reed Warner, Benjamin Marston Watson, Arthur T. Wayne, Waynflete School, Charles Alfred Weatherby, Joseph K. Webster, T. Walter Weiseman, James Lloyd Wellington, Helen L. Wellington, Barrett Wendell, William Wendte, William Henry Weston, Jr., John Adams Wheeler, Leston Ansel Wheeler, Margaret L. Wheeler, Margaret F.G. Whitney, Charles L. Whittle, Karl McKay Wiegand, Charlotte Endicott Wilde, Edward Wilkinson, Arthur Williams, Emile Francis Williams, Grace D. Williams, Nellie T. Williams, Henry M. Williams, Robert Statham Williams, Robert W. Williams, Thomas Albert Williams, Robert Wheeler Willson; Annie Downing Willson, Wilson Ornithological Club (Lynd Jones),

Bailey: Consists of letters from Liberty Hyde Bailey to Walter Deane, primarily botanical in content.

Walter Deane was born in Boston, Massachusetts on Apr. 23, 1848. He attended Harvard College (Class of 1870) and became a teacher at St. Mark’s School in Southboro, Massachusetts, and later at the Hopkinson School in Boston. He married Margaret Chapman Coolidge in 1878, and they moved to Cambridge shortly thereafter. His interest in botany began to develop around 1880, and after he gave up teaching in 1895, he led small classes in botany and worked for the Metropolitan Park Commission compiling a flora of the park system. He also had a keen interest in ornithology, working as a curator for William Brewster’s ornithological museum and assisting in the preparation of Brewster’s Birds of the Cambridge Region. Deane held no more paid positions after 1907, devoting himself to his own interests. He was a founding member of the New England Botanical Club and was very active in the local botanical community, helping with several floras and corresponding with a great number of botanists. For many years, he spent summers in Shelburne, New Hampshire. Deane died on Jul. 30, 1930.

Wings of the Wild, Clark Winter, Casey Wood, Cora Raymond (on behalf of C. Wood), Arthur B. Woodford, Samuel Washington Woodhouse, Norman Porter Woodward, Richard William Woodward, Alice White Wright, and Gerald W. Wright.

Bailey: Consists of letters from William Whitman Bailey to Walter Deane, chiefly botanical and personal in nature. Also includes several poems written by Bailey.

Barnes: Consists of letters from Charles Reid Barnes to Walter Deane, both personal and botanical in nature.

Bebb: Consists of letters from Michael Schuck Bebb to Walter Deane, botanical and personal in content. Also includes letters from Bebb's second wife, Anna E. Bebb (née Carpenter) and his children regarding details of Bebb's life.

Blaschka: Consists of letters from Rudolf Blaschka to Walter Deane, both botanical and personal in nature.

"C" Letters: Consists of letters written to Walter Deane from 36 correspondents with surnames starting with C, arranged alphabetically by sender. Letters are both botanical and personal in nature. Other items include picture postcards, newspaper clippings, and plant specimens. Correspondents are: E.R.C., Frederick Pickering Cabot, Elisha H. Cady, C.W. Cairness, Campbell & Sullivan, William E. Carless, Albert B. Carr, C.U. Carr, Gladys V. Carr, Ruth Carr, Samuel Edson Cassino, Walter Henry Chapin, Agnes Chase, Virginius Heber Chase, Robert F. Cheney, Abby W. Christensen, A.H. Christensen, Joseph Richmond Churchill, Winslow W. Churchill, Martha Bowton Cilley-Clark, Ellery H. Clark, Hubert Lyman Clark, George Clulow, Willard Nelson Clute, Frank Shipley Collins, Alice B. Cook, Charles Austin Coolidge, Cooper Ornithological Club (Harry Harris, W. Lee Chambers, J. Eugene Law), Elliott Coves, John Merle Coulter, Frederick Vernon Coville, Joseph Crawford, Allen Hiram Curtiss, and Mary Cushing.

"D-E" Letters: Consists of letters written to Walter Deane from 47 correspondents with surnames starting with D-E, arranged alphabetically by sender. Letters are both botanical and personal in nature. Other items include postcards, picture postcards, and newspaper clippings. Correspondents are: Frederick W. Dallinger, Charles P. Darling, Charles Albert Davis, William Morris Davis, Charles Clemon Deam, Fred T. Dean, Charles E. Deane, Florence Deane, Henry Towner Deane, Mary H. Deane, Ruthven Deane, Walter Deane (4 letters to various recipients), Edwin DeMeritte, Carl Hermann Demetrio, Henry G. Denny, Lyster Hoxie Dewey, DeWolfe & Fiske Co., Lewis Dexter, Lucy W. Dexter, Mary Deane Dexter, Lena H. Diemar, Joseph Silas Diller, Laura Diller, Elinor Dodge, Frederic Dodge, Alfred Waldo Driggs, John Duff, Jonathan Dwight, Jr., Arthur Johnson Eames, Edwin Hubert Eames, Earnshaw & Crowell (Charles Earnshaw, A.P. Crowell), Alice Eastwood, Alvah Augustus Eaton, Richard Jefferson Eaton, Henry Herbert Edes, Henry Eggert, Willard Webster Eggleston, Elliott Nursery (J. Wilkinson Elliott), Clara Emerton, Ephraim Emerton, Essex Institute (George Francis Dow), and Alexander William Evans.

"F-G" Letters: Consists of letters written to Walter Deane from 38 correspondents with surnames starting with F-G, arranged alphabetically by sender. Letters are both botanical and personal in nature. Other items include black and white photographs and postcards. Correspondents are: Helen R. Faber, Richard R. Faber, J.E. Moxey, William Gilson Farlow, Oliver Atkins Farwell, Charles Edward Faxon, Edwin Faxon, Miss Fay (Bryn Mawr), Charles Ernest Fay, John Albert Cousens, Harold E. Sweet, Federation of the Bird Clubs of New England (Laurence B. Fletcher), George B. Fernald, Merritt Lyndon Fernald, Irene Finley, William L. Finley, Houghton Mifflin Company, Albert Kenrick Fisher, Thomas Jefferson Fitzpatrick, Laurence B. Fletcher, William M. Foord, Fayette Frederick Forbes, Theodore B. Foster, Franklin Book Shop (Samuel N. Rhoads), Douglas Fuller, William Francis Ganong, J.H. Gardiner, Frank W. Garrison, Augustin Gattinger, Benjamin T. Gault, Arthur Witter Gilbert; Howard Howe Forbush, Robert A. Gilbert, Noah Miller Glatfelter, Caroline Jane Goodale, George Lincoln Goodale, Gray Herbarium (Winthrop H. Wade, Ruth D. Sanderson), Edward Lee Greene, Anne T. Greenman, Jesse More Greenman, Edward R. Greig, Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, Emma E. White, Anne Grenfell, and Courtenay Guild.

"H-J" Letters: Consists of letters written to Walter Deane from 46 correspondents with surnames starting with H-J, arranged alphabetically by sender. Letters are both botanical and personal in nature. Other items include postcards and picture postcards. Correspondents are: Joseph Valentine Haberer, Hall of Fame (New York University), Eleanor Prescott Hammond, Howard D. Hannaford, George Hansen, Edgar Burton Harger, Walter Harken, Roland McMillan Harper, E.W. Harrington, F.K. Harris, William S. Harris, Hartford Fire Insurance Company (George H. Dearborn), Harvard University Class of 1870 (Gorham Brooks, Hasty Pudding Club, David McCord, Thomas B. Ticknor, Charles H. Swan, Winthrop H. Wade), Harvard Cooperative Society, George Upham Hay, Alice J. Heading, Ulysses Prentiss Hedrick, William C. Held, Amos Arthur Heller, Walter Cleaveland Henderson, Henry Wetherbee Henshaw, Samuel Henshaw, William Herriot, Eliphalet Williams Hervey, Gilbert Henry Hicks, M.R. Higley, Albert Frederick Hill, Ellsworth Jerome Hill, Albert Spear Hitchcock, Edward S. Hoar, Theodore Holm, Albert Holzer (U. Holzer, Inc., Book-Binder), Hoover Company, Richard J. Hopkins, Charles P. Hoppin, Gilbert H. Hoppin, Annie M. Horner, Susan C. Hosmer, Belmont Hill School, Lucretia M. Huber, Robert Tracy Jackson, Charles W. Jenks, Paul R. Jenks, B.T. Jenks, Charles Francis Jenney, Henry Griswold Jesup and Horace F. Jones.

"K-M" Letters: Consists of letters written to Walter Deane from 73 correspondents with surnames starting with K-M, arranged alphabetically by sender. Letters are both botanical and personal in nature. Other items include postcards, picture postcards, and black and white photographs. Correspondents are: Alice Kelsey, Frederic Hedge Kennard, George Golding Kennedy, Harris Kennedy, Mildred Kennedy, Fanny Kettell, Nathaniel T. Kidder, Harriet G. King, Helen Louise King (Edgar A. Guest poems included), Abby Kirk, Annie Hunter Knowlton, Clarence Hinckley Knowlton, Frank Hall Knowlton, Annie L. de Koven, T. Koyama, William Coolidge Lane, Rollin North Larabee, Constance G. Lee, John Thomas Lee, Mary Foster Light, Charles Linder, J.B. Lippincott Company, Elsie Locke, Percival Hall Lombard, London Harness Company, Bayard Henry Long, Rosamond Lane Lord, Milton Lord, Oliver A. Lothrop, Alice B. Lovett, Abbott Lawrence Lowell, Agnes P. Lowell, James Arnold Lowell, Emma Ruthven Ludlum, Joël Lunell, Ralph Lyon, Nellie C. M-----, James Francis Macbride, W.R. MacDonald (Boston Opera House), Daniel Trembly MacDougal, Alexander Howard Mackay, Kenneth Kent Mackenzie, Richards Bryant Mackintosh, James Melville Macoun, John Macoun, Joseph Louis Marie-Victorin (Brother Victorin), Josephine Peabody Marks, Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews, J. Maugham, William Ralph Maxon, Waldo Lee McAtee, Francis Eugene McDonald, Edith Endicott McMillan, Ellen McMillan, G.N. McMillan, Thomas Meehan, William B. Mershon, H. Stuart Michie, Gerrit Smith Miller, Emily Millet, Charles Frederick Millspaugh, Jack Miner, Edmund C. Moore, André Morize, A.B. Morong, Edward Lyman Morris, Lucy A. Morse, J.E. Moxey, William H. Munter, John K. Small, Hazel Munter, and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Morris Gray, Arthur Fairbanks).

Lloyd: Consists of letters and postcards from Curtis Gates Lloyd to Walter Deane, chiefly botanical in content.

Morong: Consists of letters and postcards from Thomas Morong to Walter Deane, primarily botanical in content.

"N-P" Letters: Consists of letters written to Walter Deane from 45 correspondents with surnames starting with N-P, mostly regarding botany, as well as personal matters. The letters are arranged alphabetically by sender. Correspondents are: C.W. Nash, Susan T. Smart (regarding Alice Neare's death), Charles Neave, James Carlton Nelson, New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, Mary Woods Noon, Arthur Herbert Norton, Evelyn Norton, Penelope Noyes, Old Cambridge Shakespeare Association, Henry Oldys, May M. Oldys, Topsey Oldys, D. Oliver, Frank F. Olney, Stephen F. Olney, Charles Russell Orcutt, Harry L. Osborne, Winthrop John Vanleuven Osterhout, Maria Louisa Owen, J.H. Oyster, Sereno Watson, Winthrop John Vanleuven Osterhout, Alice Maria Ottley, Frederic Palmer, Thomas Chalkley Palmer, Louis Hermann Pammel, W.N. Park, Lucy A. Paton, Iola L. Banks (on behalf of John H. Payne), Thomas Gilbert Pearson, Arthur Stanley Pease, Charles Horton Peck, Florence Peebles, David Pearce Penhallow, Sarah A.D. Penhallow, Francis Whittier Pennell, Charles J. Pennock, Thomas Perkins (letter to John E. Thayer), Edward Dyer Peters, Augustus E. Philbrook, Phillips Brooks House (Walter I. Tibbetts), Samuel Thomas Pickard, William Henry Pickering, George A. Plimpton, Charles Christian Plitt, Charles Louis Pollard, Alexander Pope, Thomas Conrad Porter, Cyrus Guernsey Pringle, Edith M. Prouty, Evelyn Purdie, Bessie Lucina Putnam, Frederic Ward Putnam, and William T. Putnam.

Owen: Consists of letters and postcards from Maria L. Owen to Walter Deane, both botanical and personal in content.

"R-S" Letters: Consists of letters written to Walter Deane from 72 correspondents with surnames starting with R-S, mostly regarding botany, as well as personal matters. The letters are arranged alphabetically by sender. The collection also includes postcards, picture postcards, albumen prints, plant specimens, etc. Correspondents are: John R. Rablin (Metropolitan Park Commission), Annie M. Rand, Edward Lothrop Rand, Eugene Abraham Rau, E. Rechenberger, John Howard Redfield, Edward H. Redstone (State Library of Massachusetts), Guilford Bevil Reed, Alfred Rehder, William Penn Rich, Martha Bebb Richardson, Mary Neal Richardson, Lincoln Ware Riddle, Robert Ridgway, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Reginald Heber Howe, Jr., John Robinson, Mabel P. Robinson, T. Robinson and Sons, Mary C. Rogers, Robert Rogers, Alfred G. Rolfe, William James Rolfe, William Ladd Ropes, J.H. Rumph, Mrs. J.H. Rumph, Anna Rumph, Stephen Rushmore, Paul George Russell, Albert Ruth, John Hall Sage, Harold St. John, John Herman Sandberg, Herbert Eugene Sargent, Orpheus M. Schantz, Eliza Ruhaman Scidmore, Frank Lamson-Scribner, Winthrop Scudder (including a poem by James D'Wolf Lovett), Arthur Bliss Seymour, Frank Conkling Seymour, Mary Balch Sears, Gertrude P. Sheffield, Susan Sheppard, Fred A. Shute, Carl F.A. Siedhof (New England Telephone and Telegraph Company), Frank Jason Smiley, Harriet M. Smith, John Donnell Smith, Lyman Bradford Smith, Ralph Sidney Smith, Smithsonian Institution (William Ralph Maxon, William de Chastignier Ravenel), Caroline Gray Soule, F.B. Spaulding, Perley Spaulding (United States Department of Agriculture), A.C. Sprague, Aylmer Stantial, Eileen Stantial, Helen Stantial, Isabelle Stantial, Elmer Stearns, Jane M. Steere, Rebecca P. Steere, Orin Alva Stevens, George Edward Stone, Jean H.D. Stone, Phoebe J. Stone, Witmer Stone, Ruth K. Stowell, Stona Stoyanovitch, Rosalind L. Street, Wilhelm Nikolaus Suksdorf, and Charles H. Swan.

Rose: Consists of letters and postcards from Joseph Nelson Rose to Walter Deane, both botanical and personal in content. Also includes many letters from Lou Sims Rose and other members of the Rose family. According to a note written by Deane in 1908, he destroyed most of his correspondence with Rose because it was of a personal nature.

"T-W" Letters: Consists of letters written to Walter Deane from 70 correspondents with surnames starting with T-W, mostly regarding botany, as well as personal matters. The letters are arranged alphabetically by sender. The collection also includes cards, postcards, picture postcards, etc. Correspondents are: Mary G. Tallant (including one letter to Edward Lothrop Rand from Susan C. Hosmer), Harrison Gray Otis Blake, Edward Sherman Hoar, K. Tamari; Edward Tatnall, Katherine A. Taylor, Roland Thaxter, Charles Henry Thompson, Henry David Thoreau, Felix Karl Albert Ernst Joachim von Thumen (Baron Thumen), George Thurber, Gustaf Augus Tiselius, Lottie Titcomb, Anna M. Coolidge, Edward Tatnall, Norman Taylor, Emily Hitchcock Terry, Kenneth S. Teslar, Jeanie I.W. Thacher, Roland Thaxter, Evelyn Forbes Thayer, Harriet L. Thayer, John Eliot Thayer, Nora Thayer, Ruth Thayer, Jocelyn Parker Thomas, John James Thornber, Albert Thorndike, Thomas Baldwin Ticknor, Tiffany and Company, Charles Wendell Townsend, William Trelease, Rodney Howard True, Ume Tsuda, Margaret M. Tuttle, Lora A. Underhill, Lucien Marcus Underwood, William Lyman Underwood, George Vasey, John R. Wakefield, George Lincoln Walton, Lester Frank Ward, Alice Ware (includes a poem by Edward Lear), Robert Allison Ware, Cornelia Blakemore Warner, Worcester Reed Warner, Benjamin Marston Watson, Arthur T. Wayne, Waynflete School, Charles Alfred Weatherby, Joseph K. Webster, T. Walter Weiseman, James Lloyd Wellington, Helen L. Wellington, Barrett Wendell, William Wendte, William Henry Weston, Jr., John Adams Wheeler, Leston Ansel Wheeler, Margaret L. Wheeler, Margaret F.G. Whitney, Charles L. Whittle, Karl McKay Wiegand, Charlotte Endicott Wilde, Edward Wilkinson, Arthur Williams, Emile Francis Williams, Grace D. Williams, Nellie T. Williams, Henry M. Williams, Robert Statham Williams, Robert W. Williams, Thomas Albert Williams, Robert Wheeler Willson; Annie Downing Willson, Wilson Ornithological Club (Lynd Jones), Wings of the Wild, Clark Winter, Casey Wood, Cora Raymond (on behalf of C. Wood), Arthur B. Woodford, Samuel Washington Woodhouse, Norman Porter Woodward, Richard William Woodward, Alice White Wright, and Gerald W. Wright.

Walter Deane was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 23, 1848. He attended Harvard College (Class of 1870) and became a teacher at St. Mark’s School in Southboro, Massachusetts, and later at the Hopkinson School in Boston. He married Margaret Chapman Coolidge in 1878, and they moved to Cambridge shortly thereafter. His interest in botany began to develop around 1880, and after he gave up teaching in 1895, he led small classes in botany and worked for the Metropolitan Park Commission compiling a flora of the park system. He also had a keen interest in ornithology, working as a curator for William Brewster’s ornithological museum and assisting in the preparation of Brewster’s Birds of the Cambridge Region. Deane held no more paid positions after 1907, devoting himself to his own interests. He was a founding member of the New England Botanical Club and was very active in the local botanical community, helping with several floras and corresponding with a great number of botanists. For many years, he spent summers in Shelburne, New Hampshire. Deane died on July 30, 1930.

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1848-1930 , Albumen prints , Black-and-white photographs , Botanists , Clippings (information artifacts) , Correspondence , Deane, Walter, , Picture postcards , Postcards , Specimens

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Archives from the Boston Metropolitan Park Flora

Women in Natural History

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English

 

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