Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 7273
King, Robert Merrill
Robert Merrill King Papers, 1962-1971
Robert Merrill King (1930-2007) was a Research Associate with the Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History, from 1971 to 1972. King's botanical studies concerned Compositae.
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
These papers consist of incoming correspondence from botanists, directors of herbaria, colleagues, and friends concerning the identification and determination of botanical specimens; specimen collecting; purchasing specimens, especially from Southeast Asia and Mexico; nomenclature concerning African specimens; publications; scientific activities; and personal matters.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7273, Robert Merrill King Papers