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Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents These papers contain notes and working drafts of Davies's book, as well as his correspondence with professional and amateur botanists regarding Shortia Galacifolia. For the most part, the folders and the material in them are in the order as they were originally received by the University Archives. Some folder titles have been added, or altered for clarity. Other material on the history of the Department of Biology includes an oral history interview with William...
Dates: circa 1943-1960
Content Description Series of the papers of Asa Gray, Harvard University Libraries.; Microfilm; Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm.
Content Description Letters from Short to members of his family; letters to Short from relatives, including two letters, 1784, 1849, from his uncle, William Short (1759-1849), diplomat; and letters from other botanists, among them John Torrey (about fifteen letters, 1850-1860) and Asa Gray (about forty letters, 1849-1879). Also included are a few botanical drawings.
Content Description Letters from Short to his brother, John Cleves Short, of Shorthill, Hamilton County, Ohio, and correspondence with his daughters, Mary Churchill (Short) Richardson, Jane Short, and Sarah Elizabeth Short, concerning land holdings, sale of bonds, especially railroad bonds, medical affairs in the Ohio River Valley, seeds received from California and from Sir William Hooker, of Kew Gardens, England, plants and seeds sent to European collectors, and family matters; together with a typescript of A...