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.
Open to researchers.
1 reel of microfilm
Physician, noted botanist, professor of medicine at Transylvania University and the Medical College of Louisville, of Hayfield (near Louisville), Kentucky.
In the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#662).; OCLC number 2409581.