France -- Colonies -- Africa
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Michel Bégon papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1756
The collection contains correspondence, reports, journals, lists, pamphlets and broadsides, and other papers relating to Michel Bégon and French colonial administration in the Caribbean, French maritime commerce, foreign relations, domestic economic matters, and botany in the 17th century.
Dates: circa 1651-1718
André Thouin papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1758
Abstract: The 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...