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Short, Charles Wilkins, 1794-1863


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Percy Albert Davies papers

Identifier: RG349-UA
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.

Dates: circa 1943-1960

Asa Gray letters [microfilm]

Identifier: 1973_420-UA
Content Description

Series of the papers of Asa Gray, Harvard University Libraries.; Microfilm; Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm.

Dates: 1835-1862

James C. Metcalf student notebook

Identifier: KORN125
Scope and Contents

Handwritten book of notes taken in 1848. Includes notes on lectures by Daniel Drake, Samuel Gross, Henry Miller and Charles Wilkins Short. Some pages, dated 1854-55, have been removed, and appear to be listings of accounts due from patients.

Dates: 1848-1855

Charles Wilkins Short papers (microfilm)

Identifier: 1973_419-UA
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.

Dates: 1784-1879

Charles Wilkins Short papers (microfilm)

Identifier: 1973_421-UA
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...
Dates: 1817-1879

Short / Henry / Ridgely family papers

Identifier: KORN126
Scope and Contents Kentucky physicians Frederick Ridgely (1757-1824), William Henry (1761-1824), John Flournoy Henry (1793-1873), with Jane Ann Short (1803-1841) were members of three families prominent in Kentucky medical history. The papers center on these families and include correspondence, journals, photographs, notes, and a typescript as well as articles by and about Charles Wilkins Short (1794-1863), and a family history compiled in 1879. The collection also includes a rare ivory anatomical mannequin...
Dates: 1798-1946

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Botanical gardens -- Great Britain 1
Botanical specimens -- Collection and preservation 1