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Department of Botany, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 425

Scope and Contents

The records consist of office files, correspondence, photographs, and memoranda documenting the activities and operations of the Yale Department of Botany, which no longer exists as a separate academic unit

Dates

  • 1907-1950

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the records is partially restricted. See inventory for details

Some records in this finding aid have been redacted, as they include student names, donor names, and other restricted data. These records will not appear in the published finding aid.

Arrangement

The records are arranged in 9 series: I. George E. Nichols Correspondence, 1907-1939. II. Alexander W. Evans Correspondence, 1918-1944. III. Edmund W. Sinnott Correspondence, 1940-1945. IV. McGraw-Hill Book Company Correspondence, 1926-1935. V. Marsh and Farnum Gardens Yale Preserve, 1924-1950. VI. Osborn Botanical Library correspondence, 1915-1933. VII. Herbarium correspondence, 1915-1934. VIII. Departmental papers, 1926-1950. IX. Botanical photographs.

Extent

21.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0425

Overview

The records consist of office files, correspondence, photographs, and memoranda documenting the activities and operations of the Yale Department of Botany, which no longer exists as a separate academic unit.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 14-B (YRG 14-B), Records of Academic Departments and Programs of the Yale Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Title
Guide to the Department of Botany, Yale University, Records
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
February 1986
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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