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Charles Wilkins Short papers (microfilm)

 Collection
Identifier: 1973_419-UA
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

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers.

Extent

1 reel of microfilm

Biographical / Historical

Physician, noted botanist, professor of medicine at Transylvania University and the Medical College of Louisville, of Hayfield (near Louisville), Kentucky.

Existence and Location of Originals

In the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#662).; OCLC number 2409581.
Title
Charles Wilkins Short Papers
Status
Completed
Date
2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Ekstrom Library, Lower Level Room 17
Louisville KY 40292
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