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

Record Unit 7277

Steele, Edward Strieby, 1850-1942

Edward Strieby Steele Papers, 1903-1935

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Steele, Edward Strieby, 1850-1942
Title: Edward Strieby Steele Papers
Dates: 1903-1935
Quantity: 1.25 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7277
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These papers include correspondence mostly in regard to the collecting of Liatris specimens and a manuscript and correspondence concerning Steele's writing on wild blackberries and dewberries in the District of Columbia.

Historical Note

Edward Strieby Steele (1850-1942) served as a botanical clerk for the United States Department of Agriculture, 1891-1902, editorial assistant for the United States National Museum, Division of Plants, 1902-1918, and as an assistant botanist, USDA, 1918-1920.

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Descriptive Entry

These papers include incoming and outgoing correspondence mostly regarding the collection of Liatris specimens, 1903-1918; and manuscripts with related correspondence and memoranda.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7277, Edward Strieby Steele Papers

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Container List

Series 1

OUTGOING CORRESPONDENCE, 1904-1913. BOUND.

Box 1

Outgoing correspondence. Letterpress Book. Indexed. April 14, 1904-May 24, 1913. Correspondence by Steele to botanists in regard to loaning and returning of specimens related to his study of Laciniaria (Liatris).

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Series 2

INCOMING CORRESPONDENCE, 1903-1918. LOOSE. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY.

This series includes incoming correspondence with botanists mainly concerning the Collection of Liatris specimens.

Box 1

Alexander, Samuel

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Bailey, Liberty Hyde

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Bartlett, Harley Harris

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Baxter, Milton S.

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Bender, C. D.

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Bessey, Ernst A.

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Bessey, Charles Edwin

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Brainerd, Ezra

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Burrill, Thomas Jonathan

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Bush, F.

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Case, Theano W.

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Chandonnet, Zephyrin L.

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Chase, Virginius H.

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Conard, Henry Shoemaker

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Coulter, John Merle

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Deam, Charles Clemon

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Dodge, Charles K.

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Fink, Bruce

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Grover, Frederick O.

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Hasse, Hermann Edward

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Hilgard, Eugene Woldemar

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House, Homer Doliver

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Huger, Arthur M.

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Long, Bayard

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Lunell, Joel

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MacMillan, Conway

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Macoun, James M.

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Millspaugh, Charles Frederick

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Monroe, Charles E.

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Moore, George

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Moseley, Edwin L.

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Pennell, Francis Whittier

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Phillips, John W.

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Pretz, Harold W.

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Ridgway, Robert

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Robinson, Benjamin Lincoln

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Rosendahl, C. Otto

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Ruth, Albert

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Shreve, Forrest

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Somes, P.

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Trelease, William

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MANUSCRIPTS AND RELATED CORRESPONDENCE, 1919, 1935 AND UNDATED.

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Edward Strieby Steele's manuscript, "Wild Blackberries and Dewberries in the District of Columbia and Vicinity," along with correspondence and memoranda related to the subject.

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