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Accession T89027

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

Dan H. Nicolson Papers, 1963-1977

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: 1963-1977
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession T89027
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession documents Dan H. Nicolson's work on two major projects: the Hassan Flora Project and the Archbold-Bredin-Smithsonian Biological Survey of Dominica. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, financial reports, grant documents, and administrative records.

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 documents Dan H. Nicolson's work on two major projects: the Hassan Flora Project and the Archbold-Bredin-Smithsonian Biological Survey of Dominica. Papers include correspondence and memoranda, financial reports, grant documents, and administrative records.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession T89027, Dan H. Nicolson Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Proposals - Original Proposal

Box 1 of 3

Maps & Photos

Box 1 of 3

Bank Account, Bangalore

Box 1 of 3

Bank Account - Barclay's Bank - KEW

Box 1 of 3

Saldanha, C.J. - 1973 Correspondence

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Correspondence - Saldanha, C.J.

Box 1 of 3

Saldanha, C.J. - 1974-1975 Correspondence

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Saldanha, Cecil J. - Correspondence 1976

Box 1 of 3

Mohan Primlani Amerind Publishing Co.

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence - Furtado, Father

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence - Jarrett, Frances

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence - Hooper, S.S.

Box 1 of 3

T.P. Ramamoorthy

Box 1 of 3

Publication of Hassan Flora

Box 1 of 3

Grant: Assistance for Finishing the Hassan Flora Project SRF 450130

Box 1 of 3

Grant Documents (5028), 1975

Box 1 of 3

Hassan Flora Project 5th Year Information (1973)

Box 1 of 3

Grant Documents (Grant 5028) 4th Year

Box 1 of 3

Grant Documents (Grant 3739) 3rd Year

Box 1 of 3

Grant Documents (Grant 3175) 2nd Year

Box 1 of 3

Grant Documents (Grant 2872) 1st Year

Box 1 of 3

Grant Documents (Original Grant)

Box 1 of 3

Financial Reports (First Year) #2872 First Interim Financial Report (6 June 1979)

Box 1 of 3

Financial Reports (First Year) #2872 Final Financial Report (1969)

Box 1 of 3

Financial Reports (Second Year) First Interim Financial Report (February 70) #3175

Box 1 of 3

Financial Reports (Second Year) Second Interim Financial Report (July 70) #3175

Box 1 of 3

Financial Reports (2nd Year) Final Financial Report (31 December 1970)

Box 1 of 3

Financial Reports (3rd Year) First Interim Financial Report (9 September 1971) #3739

Box 1 of 3

Financial Reports (3rd Year) Final Financial Report #3739

Box 1 of 3

Financial Reports (4th Year) (5028) Interim Financial - 1972

Box 1 of 3

Financial Reports (4th Year0 (5028) Interim Financial - 1974

Box 1 of 3

Financial Reports (4th Year) (5028) 1973

Box 1 of 3

Financial Report - 1974

Box 1 of 3

Financial Report - 1975-1977

Box 1 of 3

Hassan Flora - Financial Reports - 1976

Box 1 of 3

PreProposal Correspondence

Box 1 of 3

Proposals 2nd Year Renewal Proposal (September 1969)

Box 1 of 3

Proposals Third Year Renewal Proposal (September 1970)

Box 1 of 3

Proposals 4th Year (1 October 71)

Box 1 of 3

Research Agreement

Box 1 of 3

Scientific Reports - Interim Scientific Report (1 December 1968 - May 1969)

Box 1 of 3

Scientific Reports - Final Scientific Report (1 November 1968 - 31 October 1969)

Box 1 of 3

Scientific Reports - Interim Scientific Report (September 1970)

Box 1 of 3

Checklists - Specimens Sent to Smithsonian Institution

Box 1 of 3

Checklists - Vascular Plants Collected

Box 1 of 3

Student

Box 1 of 3

Miscellaneous Forms

Box 1 of 3

Miscellaneous Stationery

Box 1 of 3

Miscellaneous Instructions

Box 1 of 3

Travel Jarrett

Box 1 of 3

Dan - India

Box 1 of 3

Travel Nicolson

Box 1 of 3

Travel Ramamoorthy

Box 1 of 3

Travel Stevens

Box 1 of 3

Travel Saldanha

Box 1 of 3

(Fuller/Dutt) U.S. Embassy

Box 1 of 3

Budin-Archbold Biol. Survey/Fund 50780 - 1970-1974

Box 1 of 3

Budin-Archbold Biol. Survey - 1968-1969

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Barclay's Bank

Box 2 of 3

Flora of Dominica - 1973 - Budget Requests

Box 2 of 3

Working Information: Funds, etc.

Box 2 of 3

Dominica miscellaneous information

Box 2 of 3

Bibliography

Box 2 of 3

Dominica - Final Report

Box 2 of 3

Agreements on Funds - Archbold & Bredin Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Publications Memo

Box 2 of 3

Dominica Project

Box 2 of 3

From Dr. Hobbs for Dr. Fosberg's information

Box 2 of 3

Copies for Archbold

Box 2 of 3

Archbold, John D.

Box 2 of 3

A - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Anderson, Don M. - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Accessions - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Ayensu, Dr. Edward S.

Box 2 of 3

B - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Blue copies of everything

Box 2 of 3

Botany Participation - General Correspondence

Box 2 of 3

Boyes, J.W.

Box 2 of 3

Bray, Dale F. - Dominica Survey

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Bredin, J. Bruce - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Braverman, A. Marvin - Dominica Survey

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Brooks, Garnett L. - Dominica Survey

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Bullis, Dr. Harvey R., Jr. - Dominica Survey

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C - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

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Cadman - Smith, Cadenas, Gabriel

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Chambers, Kenton L. - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Clarke, J.F. Gates - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Clippings - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Cowan, Richard S. - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Crustacea - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Cunningham, John L.

Box 2 of 3

Customs, Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Dominica NSF Proposal

Box 2 of 3

D - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Davis, Donald Ray - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Dominica Herbarium

Box 2 of 3

Dominica Survey - Background Information, Notes, Brochures, etc. - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Dressler, R.L. - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

E - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Equipment - Misc. - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Ernest, W.R. - Dominica Survey

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Evans, Clifford Jr. - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Evans, Howard E. - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

F - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

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Farr, Marie L. - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Fisher, Jack B. - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Flint, Oliver S., Jr. - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Films - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Flora of Dominica Keys

Box 2 of 3

Freshwater

Box 2 of 3

Fiscal - Reports to By Scientists in Charge

Box 2 of 3

Fiscal (2) Allotments for Budget, 1964-1966 - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Fiscal (3) Requisitions - SI-8 - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Fiscal (4) Miscellaneous - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Fiscal (5) Contributions from Archbold & Bredin - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Fiscal (1) Accounting of Funds & Advances - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Past Accounts

Box 2 of 3

G - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Gagne, Raymond J.

Box 2 of 3

Gatten, Robert

Box 2 of 3

Gurney, Ashley B.

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Goodbody, I.M.

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H - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Hart, C.W., Jr.

Box 2 of 3

Herpetology

Box 2 of 3

Hobbs, Horton H., Jr. - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Howard, Richard A.

Box 2 of 3

Herschenson, Benjamin R.

Box 2 of 3

IBP

Box 2 of 3

I - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

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J - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Jackson, Dale

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Johnston, Donald E.

Box 2 of 3

Jones, J. Knox

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K - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

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Kier, Porter M. - Dominica Survey

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King

Box 2 of 3

Kirsteuer, Ernst

Box 2 of 3

L - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Lindsay, G.W. - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Lellinger, David B.

Box 2 of 3

Life Magazine - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Lovelace, Col. Alec - Dominica Survey

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Mc - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

M - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

Box 3 of 3

Manning, Raymond B.

Box 3 of 3

Marine

Box 3 of 3

Meggers, Betty - Dominica Survey

Box 3 of 3

Morrison, Joseph P.E. - Dominica Survey

Box 3 of 3

Morden, Irene

Box 3 of 3

N - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

Box 3 of 3

Nicholson, D.H. - Dominica Survey

Box 3 of 3

(Nickolls) Nichols, Eugene

Box 3 of 3

Ochse, J.J. - Dominica Survey

Box 3 of 3

Official Letters - Dominica Survey

Box 3 of 3

Ornduff, Robert - Dominica Survey

Box 3 of 3

Publications

Box 3 of 3

P - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

Box 3 of 3

Policies - Dominica Survey

Box 3 of 3

Participants - Schedule of Work - Dominica Survey

Box 3 of 3

Participants - Return of memo re - Possible Changes in Schedule - Dominica Survey

Box 3 of 3

Personnel - Outside Survey - Dominica Survey

Box 3 of 3

Personnel - Survey Sheets & Correspondence - Dominica Survey

Box 3 of 3

Possible Participants

Box 3 of 3

Extra Copies - August 1963 - Letter to Possible Participants re - Dominica Survey (Cowan)

Box 3 of 3

Photographs

Box 3 of 3

Publications

Box 3 of 3

Q - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

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R - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

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Report of Activities - 1964 - Dominica Survey

Box 3 of 3

Read, Dr. Robert

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Rife, David C.

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Reckeweg, Richard - Dominica Survey

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Rhyne, Charles F.

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Robinson, Harold E. - Dominica Survey

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Rutzler, Klaus

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S - Miscellaneous Correspondence - Dominica Survey

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Schwartz, Dr. Albert

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Shillingford, Clayton A.

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Schultz, George A.

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Schuster, Rudolf

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Shipping Invoices - Dominica Survey

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Spangler, Paul J. - Dominica Survey

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Spilman, T.J. - Dominica Survey

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Springer, V.G. - Dominica Survey

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Stern, William L.

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Steyskal, George

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T - Miscellaneous Correspondence

Box 3 of 3

Travel - Requests for Travel Authority (SI-15) & Adv. of Funds (SI-Fiscal-345)

Box 3 of 3

Taylor, W. Randolph

Box 3 of 3

Todd, E.L.

Box 3 of 3

Travel - Samples for Vouchers

Box 3 of 3

Dominica Algae

Box 3 of 3

V - Miscellaneous Correspondence

Box 3 of 3

W - Miscellaneous Correspondence

Box 3 of 3

Wasshausen, Dieter

Box 3 of 3

Webster, Grady L. - Dominica Survey

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Wilbur, Robert L. - Dominica Survey

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Wirth, Willis W. - Dominica Survey

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Wiseman, D. Reid - Dominica Survey

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Wolf, Larry

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Yerger, Ralph W.

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Zusi, Dr. R.L.

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