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Botany -- Study and teaching

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Botany, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 425
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.
Dates: 1907-1950

Arthur William Galston papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1712
Overview: The papers include correspondence, course materials, writings, and photographs documenting Arthur William Galston's career as a plant physiologist and a professor at Yale University. The papers highlight Galston's concern over the ecological harm done by herbicides and his efforts to end the use of Agent Orange, which was sprayed as a defoliant in Vietnam by the United States military. The papers also document Galston's visit to the People's Republic of China in 1971.
Dates: 1938-2007

Edmund Ware Sinnott papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 452
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, lectures, speeches, writings, notes, clippings, and printed material, primarily relating to Edmund Sinnott's professional career as a botanist.
Dates: 1904-1968

André Thouin papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1758
Overview: This collection consists of volumes five through fifteen of André Thouin's fifteen-volume Manuscrits Agriculture Botanique, documenting Thouin's work as an agriculture botanist and professor at the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle in France. Included are correspondence, reports, notes, lists and catalogs of plants, memoirs, printed materials, artwork, and other papers concerning botany, gardening, plant propagation, arboriculture, museum administration, and...
Dates: 1795-1823