Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 7385
Wolle, Philip W., 1893-1969
Philip W. Wolle Papers, 1883-1969
Philip W. Wolle (1893-1969), a farmer from the Eastern Shore of Maryland, had an avocational interest in the study of algae. His paternal grandfather was the famous algologist, Rev. Francis Wolle.
These papers consist mostly of materials documenting Wolle's studies on algae. Included is a series of notebooks containing observations and drawings from his research, as well as information on his family; correspondence with Paul S. Conger, Ruth Patrick, Francis Drouet, and other algologists concerning a wide range of research topics; photographs of Wolle, his family, and his farm in Princess Anne, Maryland; a small amount of correspondence of his grandfather, Rev. Francis Wolle, written between 1883 and 1888; and biographical information on Wolle compiled by Conger.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Wolle, Philip W., 1893-1969
- Conger, Paul S. (Paul Sydney), 1897-1979
- Patrick, Ruth
- Drouet, Francis, 1907-
- Wolle, Francis, 1817-1893
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7385, Philip W. Wolle Papers