SIA RU007370, Griffiths, David 1867-1935, David Griffiths Collection, circa 1900-1920

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Summary

Creator:
Griffiths, David 1867-1935
Title:
David Griffiths Collection, circa 1900-1920
Dates:
1900, 1900-1920, circa 1900-1920
Notes:
David Griffiths (1867-1935), a botanist, received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1900. He joined the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), in 1901 as an Assistant Agrostologist, and was promoted to Agriculturist in 1907 and Horticulturist in 1918. He remained with the USDA for his entire career. Griffiths was an authority on cacti, especially the genus Opuntia. His collection of cacti was donated to the United States National Museum in 1935
Summary:
This collection consists of glass plate negatives of cacti, primarily of the genus Opuntia, taken in their natural habitat. Also included are a few negatives of foreign publications on cacti
Topic:
Botany
Subjects:
Griffiths, David 1867-1935, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States National Museum, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Columbia University
Form/Genre:
Photographs, Collection descriptions
Local Number:
SIA RU007370
Physical Description:
14 linear meters

Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7370

Griffiths, David, 1867-1935

David Griffiths Collection, circa 1900-1920

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Griffiths, David, 1867-1935
Title: David Griffiths Collection
Dates: circa 1900-1920
Quantity: 14 linear meters.
Collection: Record Unit 7370
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

David Griffiths (1867-1935), a botanist, received his Ph.D. degree from Columbia University in 1900. He joined the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 1901 as an assistant agrostologist and was promoted to agriculturist in 1907, and horticulturist in 1918. He remained with the USDA for his entire career. Griffiths was an authority on cacti, especially the genus Opuntia. His collection of cacti was donated to the United States National Museum in 1935.

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Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Descriptive Entry

This collection consists of glass plate negatives of cacti, primarily of the genus opuntia, taken in their natural habitat. Also included are a few negatives of foreign publications on cacti. A 41-page index to the negatives is available in the Archives.

Negative and Box List

This collection has been rehoused into 4 categories by size and negative number: boxes 1 through 32, 8 x 10" negatives; Boxes 33 through 53, 5 x 7" negatives; Boxes 54 through 95, broken 8 x 10" and 5 x 7" negatives; box 96, nitrate negatives. A list found in the control file containing brief descriptions linking negative number and photograph subject has been included with this box list.

A few prints are interfiled with the negatives for negative numbers: 946, 947, 988, 989, 1089, 1184, 1460, 1478, 1494, 1520, 1528, 1541, 1542, 1543, 1544, 1709, 2061, 2068, 2070, 2250, 2251, 2260, 2261, 2264, 2265, 2267, 2269, 2304, 2319, 2320, 2980, 3052, 3164, 3165, 3190, 3191, 3192, 3850, 3851, 3852, 3854, 3948, 3949, 4104.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

Name

Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7370, Griffiths, David, 1867-1935, David Griffiths Collection

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Container List

Box 1

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 946 to 969

Box 1 of 96

Box 2

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 970 to 1114

Box 2 of 96

Box 3

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1082 to 1133

Box 3 of 96

Box 4

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1134 to 1157

Box 4 of 96

Box 5

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1158 to 1238

Box 5 of 96

Box 6

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1239 to 1261

Box 6 of 96

Box 7

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1262 to 1291

Box 7 of 96

Box 8

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1292 to 1439

Box 8 of 96

Box 9

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1443 to 1462

Box 9 of 96

Box 10

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1466 to 1493

Box 10 of 96

Box 11

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1494 to 1514

Box 11 of 96

Box 12

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1520 to 1541

Box 12 of 96

Box 13

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1542 to 1673

Box 13 of 96

Box 14

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1675 to 1735

Box 14 of 96

Box 15

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1738 to 1762

Box 15 of 96

Box 16

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1764 to 1880

Box 16 of 96

Box 17

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1881 to 1901

Box 17 of 96

Box 18

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1902 to 1925

Box 18 of 96

Box 19

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1926 to 1945

Box 19 of 96

Box 20

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1946 to 2075

Box 20 of 96

Box 21

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2076 to 2096

Box 21 of 96

Box 22

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2097 to 2126

Box 22 of 96

Box 23

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2127 to 2144

Box 23 of 96

Box 24

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2145 to 2164

Box 24 of 96

Box 25

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2165 to 2195

Box 25 of 96

Box 26

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2196 to 2216

Box 26 of 96

Box 27

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2217 to 2236

Box 27 of 96

Box 28

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2237 to 2262

Box 28 of 96

Box 29

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2263 to 2284

Box 29 of 96

Box 30

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2285 to 2323

Box 30 of 96

Box 31

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2325 to 2352

Box 31 of 96

Box 32

8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2535 to 2361

Box 32 of 96

Box 33

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 894 to 2980

Box 33 of 96

Box 34

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 2982 to 2998

Box 34 of 96

Box 35

S x 7" negatives, negative numbers 3829 to 3944

Box 35 of 96

Box 36

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 4133 to 4455

Box 36 of 96

Box 37

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 4460 to 4914

Box 37 of 96

Box 38

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 5081 to 5237

Box 38 of 96

Box 39

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 5238 to 5598

Box 39 of 96

Box 40

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 5797 to 5924

Box 40 of 96

Box 41

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 6341 to 6399

Box 41 of 96

Box 42

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 6400 to 6626

Box 42 of 96

Box 43

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 7066 to 7361

Box 43 of 96

Box 44

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 7362 to 7464

Box 44 of 96

Box 45

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 7465 to 7526

Box 45 of 96

Box 46

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 8139 to 8435

Box 46 of 96

Box 47

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 8436 to 8999

Box 47 of 96

Box 48

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 9100 to 9774

Box 48 of 96

Box 49

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 9775 to 9788

Box 49 of 96

Box 50

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 9789 to 9869

Box 50 of 96

Box 51

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 9870 to 9957

Box 51 of 96

Box 52

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 10023 to 10246

Box 52 of 96

Box 53

5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 10247 to 19271

Box 53 of 96

Box 54

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 943 to 989

Box 54 of 96

Box 55

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1005 to 1163

Box 55 of 96

Box 56

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1164 to 1277

Box 56 of 96

Box 57

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1278 to 1507

Box 57 of 96

Box 58

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1515 to 1655

Box 58 of 96

Box 59

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1656 to 1667

Box 59 of 96

Box 60

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1668 to 1686

Box 60 of 96

Box 61

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1687 to 1706

Box 61 of 96

Box 62

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1708, 1709, 1710, 1711, 1712, 1713, 1714, 1716, 1717, 1718, 1722, 1723, 1724, 1725, 1726, 1727, 1729, 1733

Box 62 of 96

Box 63

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1768, 1769, 1770, 1775, 1777

Box 63 of 96

Box 64

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1766, 1767, 1774, 1772, 1773, 1707

Box 64 of 96

Box 65

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1741, 1752, 1753, 1758, 1763, 1765

Box 65 of 96

Box 66

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1734, 1736, 1737, 1739, 2058

Box 66 of 96

Box 67

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2121, 2120, 2119, 2118

Box 67 of 96

Box 68

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2054, 2117, 2116, 2114

Box 68 of 96

Box 69

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1948, 1947, 2057, 2056

Box 69 of 96

Box 70

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1946, 1940, 1919, 2053

Box 70 of 96

Box 71

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 1900, 1917, 1918, 2257

Box 71 of 96

Box 72

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2188, 2189, 1793, 1789, 2268

Box 72 of 96

Box 73

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2208, 2191, 2193, 2192, 2190

Box 73 of 96

Box 74

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2249, 2248, 2246, 2242, 2240

Box 74 of 96

Box 75

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2122, 02187, 2186, 2183, 2168

Box 75 of 96

Box 76

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2330, 2333, 2167, 2133C, 2123

Box 76 of 96

Box 77

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2318, 2322, 2324, 2329, 2334

Box 77 of 96

Box 78

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2308, 2315, 2314, 2313, 2312

Box 78 of 96

Box 79

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2303, 2302, 2311, 2310, 2309

Box 79 of 96

Box 80

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2295, 2294, 2289, 2307, 2306

Box 80 of 96

Box 81

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers "pp.114-115," "pp. 108-109," "pp. 102-103," "pp. 146-147," 2300, 2301

Box 81 of 96

Box 82

Broken 8 x 10" negatives, negative numbers 2350, 2342, 2335 and broken 5 x 7" negatives 5118, 2944

Box 82 of 96

Box 83

Broken 5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 4750, 4802, 4461, 4557, 2338, 2945

Box 83 of 96

Box 84

Broken 5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 4556, 4457, 4447, 4453, 3943, 4440, 4907, 4915

Box 84 of 96

Box 85

Broken 5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 3050, 3056, 3058, 3862, 3899, 3842, 3854 1/2, 3835, 3840

Box 85 of 96

Box 86

Broken 5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 6408, 1810, 6401, 6403, 3819, 3821, 3061, 3810, 3820

Box 86 of 96

Box 87

Broken 5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers6383, 6400, 6350, 6370, 5858, 5899, 3059, 3797

Box 87 of 96

Box 88

Broken 5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 5816, 5825, 5796, 5828, 5598, 5798, 5217, 5549

Box 88 of 96

Box 89

Broken 5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 5202, 5261, 5271, 5543, 5215, 5266, 5214

Box 89 of 96

Box 90

Broken 5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 7486, 7514, 5128, 5129, 5204, 5265, 5540

Box 90 of 96

Box 91

Broken 5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 7379, 7458, 7405, 7459, 7460, 7516, 5127

Box 91 of 96

Box 92

Broken 5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 7326, 7506, 7357, 7370, 7141, 7349, 7124, 7140

Box 92 of 96

Box 93

Broken 5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 7099, 7082, 8137, 6619, 6620, 6617, 6618, 6601, 6616, 6414, 6423, 9884, 9931, 9843, 9849, 9811, 9839

Box 93 of 96

Box 94

Broken 5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 9791, 9800, 9767, 9788, 9106, 9703, 8995, 9105, 8977, 8978, 8970, 8972, 8474

Box 94 of 96

Box 95

Broken 5 x 7" negatives, negative numbers 8962, 8969, 8172, 8493, 8168, 8171, 7655, 8153, 7520, 7526, 10112, 10269, 9900, 9949, 10087

Box 95 of 96

Box 96

Nitrate negatives, negative number 3164 to 10132

Box 96 of 96

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