10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Botany.

  1. Edgar Alexander Mearns papers, 1864-1918

    5,850 items ; 18 containers plus 3 oversize ; 8.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naturalist and U.S. Army surgeon. Correspondence, reports, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material chiefly relating to Mearns's activities as a collector of data on animal and plant life, on his participation in the Smithsonian African Expedition of 1909, and his duties and assignments as an army surgeon.

  2. Robert C. Cook papers, 1882-1992

    19,600 items ; 56 containers plus 1 oversize ; 22.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Geneticist, demographer, editor, and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, research notes, professional files, family and estate papers, genealogical and biographical information, photographs, and other papers documenting Cook's career as managing editor and editor of the American Genetic Association's Journal of Heredity, as director and president of the Population Reference Bureau and...

  3. Short-Harrison-Symmes families papers, 1760-1878

    10,000 items ; 30 containers plus 1 oversize ; 12.4 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, financial records, genealogical material, and printed matter collected largely by John Cleves Short (1792-1864) and relating primarily to the financial interests of the Short, Harrison, and Symmes families, especially land and land speculation in Ohio.

  4. Thomas Jefferson papers, 1606-1943

    25,000 items ; 225 containers plus 15 oversize ; 90 linear feet ; 65 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, vice president, and secretary of state; diplomat, architect, inventor, planter, and philosopher. Correspondence, official statements and addresses, including a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, plantation and personal accounts, notebook, fee book, case book, garden book, farm book, calculations of interest, records of early Virginia laws and history and...

  5. Lewis Reeves Gibbes papers, 1793-1894

    5,700 items ; 16 containers ; 3 linear feet ; 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scientist and professor. Chiefly correspondence along with specimen lists, resolutions, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Gibbes's career as professor of astronomy, mathematics, and physics at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. Includes his correspondence with other scientists on the subjects of astronomy, botany, chemistry, geology, meteorology,...

  6. Luther Burbank papers, 1830-1989

    12,500 items ; 41 containers ; 16 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Botanist, horticulturist, and naturalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, sketches, nursery plans and notes, business records, scrapbooks, family papers and genealogies, and printed material concerning Burbank's career as a botanist and his family and personal life.

  7. William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980

    636,500 items ; 1,792 containers plus 1 classified and 7 oversize ; 718.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, and professor of law. Correspondence, speeches and writings, subject files, Supreme Court files, financial records, family papers and genealogy, printed matter, photographs, and other papers documenting Douglas's legal and judicial career, government service, concern for the...

  8. Philipp Franz von Siebold papers, 1609-1927

    20 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    German physician, explorer, and scientist. Microfilm of correspondence, notes, memoranda, writings, reports, printed matter, and other papers consisting primarily of Siebold's notes and writings on the flora, fauna, geology, and meteorology of Japan, including observations and comments on its history, culture, customs, and languages. Also includes material relating to Korea and Taiwan.

  9. Erwin F. Smith papers, 1876-1927

    400 items ; 7 containers ; 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Plant pathologist. Diaries, correspondence, notes, literary manuscripts, and photographs relating primarily to his laboratory work and his employment at the Department of Agriculture.

  10. Asa Gray papers, 1840-1859

    75 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Botanist and professor of natural history at Harvard University. Invitation and correspondence of Asa Gray, his wife, Jane Loring Gray, and others to Elizabeth Carrington Morris and Margaretta Hare Morris and undated drafts of articles possibly by the entomologist Thomas Say intended for publication in the Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.