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Accession 93-086

Nicolson, Dan H. (Dan Henry), 1933-2016

Dan H. Nicolson Papers, circa 1968-1990

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Nicolson, Dan H. (Dan Henry), 1933-2016
Title: Dan H. Nicolson Papers
Dates: circa 1968-1990
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 93-086
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of correspondence and research notes compiled by Dan H. Nicolson for his publication "Flora of Dominica, Part 2: Dicotyledoneae," part of the Smithsonian Contributions to Botany series. A copy of Nicolson's publication is also included.

Historical Note

Dan Henry Nicolson (1933-2016) was a curator at the U.S. National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History, from 1964 to 2005. He specialized in the plant family Araceae, Asian botany, and botanical nomenclature. Nicolson's field work took him to Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, and China to collect plants. He served as nomenclature editor of the journal Taxon (1979-1999) and was a member of the editorial committee for the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (1981-2006). He was also an active member of the International Association of Plant Taxonomy, serving as president (1993-1999). Nicolson held a B.A. from Grinnell College (1955), a M.B.A. from Stanford Business School (1957), and a M.S. and Ph.D. from Cornell University (1959 and 1964).

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Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of correspondence and research notes compiled by Dan H. Nicolson for his publication "Flora of Dominica, Part 2: Dicotyledoneae," part of the Smithsonian Contributions to Botany series. A copy of Nicolson's publication is also included.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-086, Dan H. Nicolson Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Xyridacaea

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Smilaceae

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Dominica Lloyd Collections

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Critical Specimen

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Harvard 1976

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Dominica Endemic, Rate and Endangered

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Parrot Research Dominica

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Nichols Center for Field Research

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General Format

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Flora of Dominica

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Compositae

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Acanthaceae Dominica

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Amaranthaceae

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Anacardiaceae 162

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Annoneceae

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Apiaceae

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Miconia Mornicola

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Tiliacea

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Turneraceae

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Ulmaceae

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Urticaceae

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Violacaea

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Vitaeeae

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Zygophyllaceae

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