Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 58
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes, and other papers documenting the personal life and professional career of Sir Joseph Banks, a British naturalist and explorer. Correspondence with stewards and landowners in Lincolnshire and elsewhere detail Banks' interest in agriculture and farming. Other papers relate to family estates, to Banks' scientific investigations and to his interest in the exploration of Africa and other regions. A translation of Frederic Horneman's "Travels...
Call Number: MS 866
Overview: The papers contain correspondence covering Evans' tenure as curator and curator emeritus of the Eaton Herbarium and other botanical collections and primarily concern collecting and identifying species of lichens, mosses, liverworts and other plants.
Call Number: MS 663
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence; writings; topical research files; minutes, agendas, and other organizational papers; and teaching files, which document Paul Bigelow Sear's career as an educator, conservationist, author, and spokesman for the environment. The papers focus on Sears's activities on behalf of professional scientific organizations and civic groups interested in conservation, such as the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Ecological Society of America, the...
Call Number: MS 452
Call Number: MS 750
Overview: The papers include professional and family correspondence, periodicals and pamphlets, books annotated by George Reber Wieland and scientific and personal photographs. The professional correspondence deals with his scientific expeditions and with negotiations on his proposed gift to the United States of a tract of land in South Dakota known as the "Fossil Cycad National Monument."