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Author Canby, William Marriott, 1831-1904.

Title Correspondence : Canby (William Marriott) and Engelmann (George), 1862-1883.

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Location Call No. Status Message
 MBG Archives  Archives Collection 1 RG 4/1/5/1  Canby to Engelmann, 1862-1866    AVAILABLE
 MBG Archives  Archives Collection 1 RG 4/1/5/1  Canby to Engelmann, 1867-1874    AVAILABLE
 MBG Archives  Archives Collection 1 RG 4/1/5/1  Canby to Engelmann, 1875-1883    AVAILABLE
Description 3 folders 78 letters (39 linear feet)
Arranged chronologically.
Access The collection is open for research.
Summary Incoming correspondence to George Engelmann from William Marriott Canby, for 1862-1883. The correspondence relates to the collections for Engelmann and exchange of specimens. Discussions of systemization and names. Dr. Chapman being deprived of position as collector of Port of Apalachicola, Florida. Map of New Castle area and description of geography of area in letter of 11-27-1866. Letter of 6-16-1866 addressed to Elias Durand.
Plants mentioned: Cuscuta, Isoetes, Pinus, Sagittaria and Juncus from the locations Pine Barrens in New Jersey, New Castle County, and eastern shore of Maryland; Isoetes from the Wimico River (Maryland), Belleville, Canada West, Cape Fear River, Pocono Mts., Stone Mt., St. John's River, Harpers Ferry, Colorado, Pike's, Peak, Stone Mt., Georgia; Baptisia, particularly in Florida; Lemna, Carya (Folder 3 only), Boltonia, from Mts. of Peru; Amianthus from Stone, Mt.; Wolffia, Equisetum, Solidago, Vitis, Saccharata, in Salisbury, Maryland; Pachistima from mountains of southwest Virginia; Taxodium from St. John's River; Potamogeton, Nuphar sagittarifolia from Eagle Island. Habitat/species relationships with good plant descriptions throughout series.
Folder contains original letters.
Cite As: George Engelmann Papers, 1831-1914 / Correspondence (Collection 1 RG 4/1/5/1), Missouri Botanical Garden Archives.
Indexes Finding aid available from Missouri Botanical Garden Library and online http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/molib/part2.pdf.
Subject Engelmann, George, 1809-1884 -- Correspondence.
Canby, William Marriott, 1831-1904 -- Correspondence.
Durand, Elias, 1794-1873 -- Correspondence.
Durand, Elias, 1794-1873.
Chapman, A. W. (Alvan Wentworth), 1809-1899.
Commons, Albert, 1829-1919.
Durieu de Maisonneuve, Michel Charles, 1796-1878.
Tatnall, Edward, -1898.
Macoun, John, 1831-1920.
Mann, Horace, 1844-1868.
Bebb, M. S. (Michael Schuck), 1833-1895.
Hall, Elihu, 1822-1882.
Gray, Asa, 1810-1888.
Boott, William, 1805-1886.
Bolander, Henry N. (Henry Nicholas), 1831-1897.
Porter, Thomas C. (Thomas Conrad), 1822-1901.
Robbins, J. W. (James Watson) 1801-1879.
Dewey, Chester, 1784-1867.
Sartwell, H. P. (Henry Parker), 1792-1867.
Fendler, Augustus, 1813-1883.
Mellichamp, J. H. (Joseph Hinson), 1829-1903.
Parry, C. C. (Charles Christopher), 1823-1890.
Redfield, John Howard, 1815-1895.
Parlatore, Filippo, 1816-1877.
Baptisia.
Boltonia.
Equisetum.
Juncus.
Lemna.
Nuphar sagittifolia.
Paxistima.
Potamogeton.
Saccharata.
Taxodium.
Wolffia.
Alismataceae.
Botryosphaeriaceae.
Celastraceae.
Convovulaceae.
Compositae.
Cupressaceae.
Equisetaceae.
Isoetaceae.
Juglandaceae.
Juncaceae.
Nymphaeaceae.
Pinaceae.
Potamogetonaceae.
Vitaceae.
Botanical specimens -- Catalogs and collections.
New Castle County (Del.) -- Maps.
Genre Letters.
Local Subject Carya.
Cuscuta.
Pinus.
Solidago.
Isoetes.
Sagittaria.
Vitis.
Lemnaceae.
Leguminosae.
Added Title George Engelmann Papers, 1831-1914.
OCLC Number 855862061