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Botany

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Sir Joseph Banks papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1763-1830

William Henry Brewer papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 100
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, lectures, articles, essays, genealogical materials, photographs and other papers of William Henry Brewer, scientist, teacher, and writer.The collection spans Brewer's entire career including his student days at the Yale Analytical Laboratory, his work with the California State Geological Survey, his various teaching positions in California, New York and at Yale and all his other many and varied activities. Of special and specific interest are Brewer's letters...
Dates: 1830-1927

James Bruce archive

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 68
Scope and Contents: The archive comprises original manuscript material concerning the travels of James Bruce of Kinnaird in North Africa and Ethiopia, from 1762 to 1774. Bruce (1730-1794) was originally posted as British consul-general at Algiers, though his diplomatic service concluded in 1765. Over the next 10 years, Bruce traveled in North Africa to document the antiquities, flora, and fauna of the region. Bruce then traveled to Ethiopia to document the source of the Nile. The bulk of material concerns Bruce's...
Dates: ca. 1750-ca.1850.

Daniel Cady Eaton papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 581
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and other papers of Daniel Cady Eaton, botanist and professor at Yale. The correspondence is of an almost exclusively scientific nature and includes letters from a number of important scientists. Also included are some genealogical materials on the Eaton family.
Dates: 1854-1897

Alexander William Evans papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1931-1959

Natural Science manuscripts collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 583
Overview: An artificial collection of papers of Yale faculty members and other individuals active in the academic fields of astronomy, biology, botany, geology, mathematics, physics, agriculture, chemistry and zoology. The papers of inventors are also included. Individuals and organizations represented in the collection include: Oscar Dana Allen, Jesse Buel, William Whitman Bailey, John Torrey, Attale Riche, Denison Olmsted, Simon Newcomb, James Duncan Hague, Amos Beebe Eaton, Asa Gray, Arthur Williams...
Dates: 1817-1918

Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, botanical teaching slides

 Collection
Call Number: RU 93
Overview: The materials consist of lantern slides maintained by the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University documenting North American vegetation and habitats.
Dates: circa 1900-1940

George Reber Wieland papers

 Collection
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."
Dates: 1889-1953