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Alexander William Evans papers

Call Number: MS 866
Scope and Contents
These papers consist of correspondence of Alexander William Evans, professor of botany at Yale University from 1901 to 1959 and chairman of the Department of Botany from 1920 to 1927. The correspondence, which is arranged chronologically, dates from Evans' tenure (1928-1959) as curator and curator emeritus of the Eaton Herbarium and other botanical collections, and concerns primarily the collection and identification of various species of lichens, mosses, liverworts, and other plants. Evans correspondents include botanists from America, Europe, India, Japan, and elsewhere.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from Kline Science Library, Yale University, in 1977.
Correspondence is arranged chronologically.
1.5 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Related Names
Evans, Alexander W. (Alexander William), 1868-1959
Language of Materials