Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 236
United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Correspondence, 1889-1896, 1902
These records consist of incoming correspondence to Ellen W. Cathcart, scientific assistant in the Division of Botany, United States Department of Agriculture, and concern the identification, determination, and exchange of cryptogams. Some of the correspondence was addressed to Frederick Vernon Coville, Curator of the United States National Herbarium, but was referred to Cathcart for reply.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Cathcart, Ellen W.
- Coville, Frederick V. (Frederick Vernon), 1867-1937
- United States. Department of Agriculture
- United States National Herbarium
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 236, United States National Museum. Division of Plants, Correspondence