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Department of Botany, Yale University, records

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

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.


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.

21.25 Linear Feet
Related Names
Yale University. Dept. of Botany
Evans, Alexander W. (Alexander William), 1868-1959
Nichols, George E. (George Elwood), 1882-1939
Sinnott, Edmund W. (Edmund Ware), 1888-1958
Language of Materials