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

Accession 92-067

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

Dan H. Nicolson Papers, 1959-1991, with some materials dating 2016

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: 1959-1991, with some materials dating 2016
Quantity: 6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 92-067
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists primarily of the professional correspondence of Dan H. Nicolson, botanist, U.S. National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History. Materials also include picture postcards, serials, black-and-white photographs, and brochures.

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 primarily of the professional correspondence of Dan H. Nicolson, botanist, U.S. National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History. Materials also include picture postcards, serials, black-and-white photographs, and brochures.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 92-067, Dan H. Nicolson Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 A (General), 1968-1988

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Folder 2 Adolphi, Klaus, 1979-1985

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Folder 3 Ali, S. I., 1978-1985

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Folder 4 Austin, Daniel F., 1977-1985

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Folder 5-7 B (General), 1962-1986

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Folder 8 Baker, Richard A., 1973-1977

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Folder 9 Barkley, T. M., 1974-1984

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Folder 10 Bartholomew, Bruce, 1984-1985

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Folder 11 Benninghoff, William, 1975-1984

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Folder 12 Benson, Lyman, 1970-1972

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Folder 13 Berg, C. C. (Kees), 1977-1979

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Folder 14-16 Bogner, Josef, 1971-1985

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Folder 17 Botschantzev, V. P., 1976-1978

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Folder 18 Boufford, David, 1979-1985

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Folder 19 Brown, B. Frank, 1980-1985

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Folder 20-21 Brummitt, Richard, 1975-1985

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Folder 22 Bunting, George S., 1960-1985

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Folder 23-24 C (General), 1968-1985

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Folder 25 Chiang, Fernando, 1983-1985

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Folder 26 Clayton, W. Derek, 1975-1984

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Folder 27 Codd, L. E., 1982-1985

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Folder 28 Constance, Lincoln, 1983-1985

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Folder 29 Cowan, Richard S., 1969-1984

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Folder 30 Cramer, Louis H., 1979-1980

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Folder 31-32 Croat, Thomas B., 1969-1985

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Box 2

Folder 1 Cronquist, Arthur, 1971-1985

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Folder 2 Culberson, William Louis, 1976-1978

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Folder 3-4 D (General), 1963-1985

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Folder 5 D'Arcy, William G., 1975-1985

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Folder 6 Darwin, Steven P., 1982-1984

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Folder 7 DeFilipps, Robert A., 1969-1975

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Folder 8 de Granville, Jean-Jacques, 1973-1979

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Folder 9 Demoulin, Vincent, 1975-1984

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Folder 10 Denton, Melinda F., 1971-1978

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Folder 11 Dilcher, David L., 1967-1979

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Folder 12 Dress, William J., 1960-1981

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Folder 13 Duke, James A., 1968-1985

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Folder 14 E (General), 1963-1985

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Folder 15 Eichler, Hansjorg, 1980-1984

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Folder 16 F (General), 1970-1985

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Folder 17 Fisk, Dewey, 1983-1984

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Folder 18 French, James C., 1983-1985

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Folder 19 Friis, Ib, 1980-1985

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Folder 20 Furtado, C. X., 1960-1965

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Folder 21-22 G (General), 1968-1985

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Folder 23 Gams, Walter, 1984-1985

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Folder 24 Gandhi, K. N., 1974-1985

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Folder 25 Geesink, Rob, 1980-1985

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Folder 26 Gentry, Alwyn H., 1974-1985

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Folder 27 Gillis, William T., 1971-1979

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Folder 28 Goldblatt, Peter, 1981-1984, Amaryllis belladonna

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Folder 29 Golding, Jack, 1978-1980

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Folder 30 Grayum, Michael H., 1980-1985

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Folder 31 Greuter, Werner, 1975-1985

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Folder 32 Grolle, Riclef, 1980-1984

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Folder 33 Guedes, Michel, 1980-1985

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Folder 34-37 H (General), 1965-1986

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Folder 38 Hagsater, Eric, 1980-1985

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Folder 39 Hara, Hiroshi, 1970-1985

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Folder 40 Hawksworth, David L., 1982-1984

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Box 3

Folder 1 Hay, Alistair, 1981-1982

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Folder 2 Heath, Paul V., 1984-1985

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Folder 3 Hepper, F. N., 1967-1982

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Folder 4 Holmgren, Noel H., 1978-1983 (Brittonia)

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Folder 5 Holmgren, Patricia K., 1970-1985

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Folder 6 Holsinger, Kent E., 1983-1985

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Folder 7 Holub, Josef, 1980-1981

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Folder 8 Honychurch, Penelope N., 1974-1980

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Folder 9 Hooper, Sheila S., 1975-1984

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Folder 10 Howard, Richard A., 1968-1985

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Folder 11 I (General), 1973-1985

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Folder 12-13 Isoviita, Pekka, 1981-1985

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Folder 14-15 J (General), 1971-1985

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Folder 16 Jacobs, Marius, 1963-1982

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Folder 17 Jacobsen, Niels, 1976-1984

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Folder 18 Jansonius, Jan, 1974-1985

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Folder 19 Jarvis, Charles E., 1982-1985

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Folder 20 Jervis, Roy, 1980

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Folder 21 Johnson, Laurie A. S., 1976-1985

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Folder 22-24 K (General), 1962-1985

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Folder 25 Kanis, Andrew, 1982-1985

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Folder 26 Kiger, Robert W., 1976-1984

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Folder 27 Korf, Richard P., 1977-1986

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Folder 28 Kostermans, Achmad J., 1959-1984

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Folder 29 Kubitzki, K., 1978

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Folder 30 Kundu, B. C., 1968-1982

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Folder 31-33 L (General), 1966-1986

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Folder 34 Lawrence, George H. M., 1960-1977

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Folder 35 Leach, Larry C., 1980-1985

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Folder 36 Lourteig, Alicia, 1971-1985

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Folder 37 Lucas, Grenville L., 1975-1980

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Folder 38 Luer, Carlyle A., 1981-1983

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Folder 39 Luteyn, James L., 1970-1981

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Folder 40 Mc (General), 1970-1984

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Folder 41 McVaugh, Rogers, 1964-1983

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Folder 42-43 McNeill, John, 1976-1985

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Box 4

Folder 1-2 M (General), 1969-1985

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Folder 3 Mabberley, David J., 1980-1985

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Folder 4 Madison, Michael, 1972-1985

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Folder 5 Malla, Samar B., 1968-1982

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Folder 6 Manilal, K. S., 1978-1985

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Folder 7 Matthew, K. M. (Father), 1968-1985

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Folder 8 Mayo, Simon J., 1975-1985

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Folder 9 Mears, James A., 1977-1981

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Folder 10 de Mink, Henri L., 1962-1985

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Folder 11 Moore, Harold E., Jr., 1961-1980

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Folder 12 Myers, Robert A., 1985

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Folder 13 N (General), 1973-1985

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Folder 14 Nair, V. I., 1980-1981

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Folder 15 Nasir, Yasin J., 1977-1985

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Folder 16 National Geographic Society, 1985

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Folder 17 Nevling, Lorin I., Jr., 1969-1979

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Folder 18 Nichols, Thomas, 1976-1978

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Folder 19 Nyman, Leslie Paul, 1984

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Folder 20 O (General), 1971-1985

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Folder 21 Ornduff, Robert, 1974-1984

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Folder 22 Osthagen, Haavard, 1980-1981

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Folder 23-24 P (General), 1970-1990

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Folder 25-26 Panigrahi, G., 1978-1985

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Folder 27 Payne, Willard W., 1974-1979

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Folder 28-29 Parkinson, Phil G., 1975-1985

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Folder 30 Pedersen, T. Myndel, 1979-1980

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Folder 31 Pichi Sermolli, R. E. G., 1975-1982

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Folder 32 Powell, Dulcie A., 1967-1977

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Folder 33 Prance, Ghillean T., 1969-1978

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Folder 34-35 R (General), 1969-1985

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Box 5

Folder 1 Ramamoorthy, T. P., 1977-1985

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Folder 2 Rao, C. Kameswara, 1972-1985

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Folder 3 Rauschert, Stephan, 1974-1985

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Folder 4 Raven, Peter H., 1970-1985

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Folder 5 Reveal, James L., 1979-1986

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Folder 6 Riedl, Harald, 1964-1981

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Folder 7 Ripley, S. Dillon, 1975-1983

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Folder 8-11 S (General), 1966-1985

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Folder 12 Sabrosky, Curt, 1979-1983

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Folder 13 Saldanha, Cecil J., 1977-1985

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Folder 14 Santelices, Bernabe, 1979 - Hawaiian Geridiaceae

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Folder 15 Sastre, Claude, 1973-1985

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Folder 16 Schmidt, Elizabeth B., 1977-1985

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Folder 17 Schubert, Bernice G., 1973-1978

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Folder 18 Shaw, Dorothy E., 1975-1985

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Folder 19 Simpson, Beryl B., 1979

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Folder 20-21 Silva, Paul C., 1975-1983

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Folder 22-23 Sivadasan, M., 1977-1985

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Folder 24 Smith, Albert C., 1971-1982

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Folder 25 Stafleu, Frans A., 1963-1985

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Folder 26 Stevens, Warren Douglas, 1969-1977

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Folder 27 Stone, Benjamin C., 1970-1985

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Folder 28 Stotler, Raymond E., 1975-1982

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Folder 29 Strother, John L., 1977-1983

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Folder 30 Stuessy, Tod F., 1970-1980

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Folder 31 Suresh, C. R., 1982-1985

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Folder 32 Sumawong, Watana, 1977-1978

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Folder 33 Sutton, Susan Y., 1976-1978

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Box 6

Folder 1 T (General), 1969-1985

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Folder 2 Takhtajan, Armen, 1969-1981

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Folder 3 Terrell, Edward E., 1974-1985

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Folder 4 Thanikaimoni, G., 1966-1986

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Folder 5 Thompson, Sue A., 1976-1985

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Folder 6 Tjaden, W. L., 1975-1984

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Folder 7 Traverse, Alfred, 1975-1984

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Folder 8 Treiber, Miklos, 1975-1980

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Folder 9 Troth, Rebecca Gay, 1976-1980

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Folder 10 Tryon, Rolla M., 1975-1984

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Folder 11 U (General), 1971-1984

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Folder 12 V (General), 1968-1985

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Folder 13 van Steenis, C. G. G. J., 1959-1986

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Folder 14 Veldkamp, Jan Frits, 1978-1985

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Folder 15 Voss, Edward G., 1975-1985

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Folder 16-17 W (General), 1966-1985

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Folder 18 Walker, Egbert H., 1962-1976 (incl. 1991 memorial ephemera)

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Folder 19 Ward, Jerome V., 1982-1986

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Folder 20 Webster, Grady L., 1969-1983

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Folder 21 Wescott, Joanne V., 1971-1973

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Folder 22 White, James J., 1978-1981

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Folder 23 Wijnands, D. Onno, 1982-1984

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Folder 24 Wilbur, Robert L., 1971-1985

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Folder 25 Williams, Louis O., 1969-1976

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Folder 26 Wunderlin, Richard P., 1972-1979

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Folder 27 Wynne, Michael J., 1979-1985

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Folder 28 Yatskievych, George, 1982

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Folder 29 Yeo, Peter F., 1980-1985

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Folder 30 Z (General), 1972-1985

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Folder 31 Zijlstra, Gea, 1980-1985

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Folder 32 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1960-1965, undated photo D. H. Nicolson and Dieter C. Wasshausen, memorial ephemera for D. H. Nicolson, 2016 (Accession 17-139)

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