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Record Unit 7442,  Palmer, Edward, 1831-1911,  Edward Palmer Papers, circa 1861-1914

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Palmer, Edward, 1831-1911
Title: Edward Palmer Papers
Dates: circa 1861-1914
Quantity: 0.1 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7442
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These papers include incoming correspondence, 1887-1901, mostly concerning Palmer's botanical collecting; notes from his collecting trips to the American west and Florida, circa 1861-1890; and a catalog of Palmer's papers, 1914.

Historical Note

Edward Palmer (1831-1913), a naturalist, had his greatest influence as a plant collector in the western United States and Mexico. He collected extensively for the United States Department of Agriculture and the United States National Museum between 1869 and 1910.

Descriptive Entry

These papers include incoming correspondence, 1887-1901, mostly concerning Palmer's botanical collecting; notes from his collecting trips to the American west and Florida, circa 1861-1890; and a catalog of Palmer's papers, 1914.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7442, Palmer, Edward, 1831-1911, Edward Palmer Papers

Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Notes, 1861-1862, 1865-1867, 1869-1870, 1884-1885

Box 1 of 1

Folder 2 Correspondence, 1887, 1890-1891, 1894, 1899-1901

Box 1 of 1

Folder 3 Notes, 1874, 1884, 1889-1890

Box 1 of 1

Folder 4 Catalog of Papers of Edward Palmer, 1914

Box 1 of 1