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Title
Papers of William Gilson Farlow, 1866-1919 (bulk)
Name/Creator
Farlow, W. G. (William Gilson), 1844-1919, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Edward Palmer plant lists of Florida and Bermuda algae, Mexican mosses, and fungi, 1878-1908, [n.d.]. WG 1.1. Provides access to page images of this portion of the collection.]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FMUS.GRA:2450777 
Digital ObjectDigital Object
[Finding aid (SGML)]  http://oasis.harvard.edu 
Location
Networked Resource

Botany Farlow Library
Language
English
Language
French
Language
German
Description
ca. 24 (38
Form/Genre
mixed material

Albums.

Autographs.

Certificates.

Clippings.

Drafts (preliminary versions).

Drawings.

Field notes.

Glass plate negatives.

Lantern slides.

Lecture notes.

Manuscripts (for publication).

Photoprints.

Receipts.

Scrapbooks.

Speeches.
Subject
Eliot, Charles , 1859-1897 ;  Atkinson, George Francis , 1854-1918 ;  Bary, A. de (Anton) , 1831-1888 ;  Berkeley, M. J. (Miles Joseph) , 1803-1889 ;  Bornet, Ed. (Edouard) , 1828-1911 ;  Burt, E. A. (Edward Angus) , 1859-1939 ;  Candolle, Alphonse de , 1806-1893 ;  Collins, Frank S. (Frank Shipley) , 1848-1920 ;  Cooke, M. C. (Mordecai Cubitt) , b. 1825 ;  Durand, Elias Judah , 1870-1922 ;  Eaton, Daniel Cady , 1834-1895 ;  Ellis, Job Bicknell , 1829-1905 ;  Fries, Theodor Magnus , 1832-1913 ;  Farlow, Lilian Horsford ;  Farlow, W. G. (William Gilson) , 1844-1919 ;  Goodale, George L. (George Lincoln) , 1839-1923 ;  Gray, Asa , 1810-1888 ;  Palmer, Edward , 1831-1911 ;  Patouillard, N ;  Peck, Charles H. (Charles Horton) , 1833-1917 ;  Ravenel, Henry William , 1814-1887 ;  Sargent, Charles Sprague , 1841-1927 ;  Thaxter, Roland , 1858-1932 ;  Trelease, William , 1857-1945 ;  Tuckerman, Edward , 1817-1886 ;  Watson, Sereno , 1826-1892 ;  Boston Society of Natural History. ;  Lowell Institute. ;  National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) ;  Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) ;  Farlow Reference Library and Herbarium. ;  Harvard University. , Gray Herbarium. ;  American Academy of Arts and Sciences. ;  American Association for the Advancement of Science. ;  Botanical Society of America. ;  Harvard University -- Faculty ;  Harvard University -- Students ;  Mycology ;  Algology ;  Algologists ;  Botanists ;  Educators ;  Mycologists

Category
Plants

United States

Atlantic Ocean & Islands

Mosses

Cryptogams

Algae

Edward Palmer Collecting Trips to Mexico and the Southern United States, 1853-1910

Palmer, Edward, 1831-1911

Manuscripts and records

Note
Papers provide an extensive documentation of Farlow's professional career, including botanical research in eastern U.S. and Europe, teaching at Harvard, and organizational activities, as well as of his personal life. Also documents growth of field of cryptogamic botany at Farlow Herbarium, at Harvard, and in North America. Includes correspondence, field notebooks, drawings, specimen and bibliographic lists, manuscripts of some of his published works, and notes. Also personal correspondence and financial papers; notes and drafts of speeches and class lectures; scrapbooks reflecting his activities within and outside of Harvard; class notes; certificates and diplomas; photographs, including portraits of Farlow, of his students, and other botanists, and views of the Farlow family estate and of specimens; and clippings.

William G. Farlow Bequest, 1919.

American botanist. Educated at Harvard University (B.A. 1866, M.D. 1870). Assistant Professor of Botany at Harvard, 1874-1879; Professor of Cryptogamic Botany, 1879-ca. 1919. Also taught at Bussey Institution, Jamaica Plain, 1874-1879.

William Gilson Farlow Papers, 1866-1919. Farlow Reference Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

Some correspondence in French and German.

Inventory Available in library or via the Internet; Folder level control.