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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 14-309

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany

Correspondence, circa 1920-2003

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Title: Correspondence
Dates: circa 1920-2003
Quantity: 5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 14-309
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records created and maintained by David B. Lellinger, Curator of Ferns in the Department of Botany. Materials include correspondence; notes; specimen lists; species indexes and information; reprints; course work; manuscripts; sketches; and photographs and negatives. Some materials date from before Lellinger's work at the Smithsonian Institution. Older materials were created by Conrad Vernon Morton, Curator in the United States National Museum, Division of Plants.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records created and maintained by David B. Lellinger, Curator of Ferns in the Department of Botany. Materials include correspondence; notes; specimen lists; species indexes and information; reprints; course work; manuscripts; sketches; and photographs and negatives. Some materials date from before Lellinger's work at the Smithsonian Institution. Older materials were created by Conrad Vernon Morton, Curator in the United States National Museum, Division of Plants.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-309, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany, Correspondence

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Container List

Box 1

Projects

Adiantopsis

Box 1 of 6

Cheilanthes angustifolia

Box 1 of 6

Cheilanthes marginata

Box 1 of 6

Cheiloplecton

Box 1 of 6

Pteris pteris (pedate American species)

Box 1 of 6

Research ideas

Box 1 of 6

Personal reprints to be bound, 1966-2003 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 6

Specimen Lists

Fern genera

Box 1 of 6

A

Box 1 of 6

B

Box 1 of 6

C

Box 1 of 6

California, University of

Box 1 of 6

Chicago Natural History Museum

Box 1 of 6

Collom, Rose E.

Box 1 of 6

D

Box 1 of 6

Demaree, Delzie

Box 1 of 6

E

Box 1 of 6

F

Box 1 of 6

Fisher, George L.

Box 1 of 6

G

Box 1 of 6

Garnier, Brother A.

Box 1 of 6

H

Box 1 of 6

Hinton, George B. and James C. (2 folders)

Box 1 of 6

I

Box 1 of 6

J

Box 1 of 6

K

Box 1 of 6

L

Box 1 of 6

M

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

Mc

Box 2 of 6

Mell, C. D.

Box 2 of 6

Morton, C. V., and Emilio Makrinius

Box 2 of 6

N

Box 2 of 6

O

Box 2 of 6

PQ

Box 2 of 6

Paul, Brother

Box 2 of 6

Pennell, Francis W.

Box 2 of 6

R

Box 2 of 6

Reed, E. L.

Box 2 of 6

S (2 folders)

Box 2 of 6

Skutch, Alexander F. (Costa Rica)

Box 2 of 6

Skutch, Alexander F. (Guatemala and Panama)

Box 2 of 6

Soukup, J.

Box 2 of 6

Steyermark, Julian A.

Box 2 of 6

Sul Ross State College

Box 2 of 6

T

Box 2 of 6

Thompson, J. William

Box 2 of 6

Train, Percy

Box 2 of 6

University of Michigan

Box 2 of 6

University of Texas (including B. C. Tharp, Annie A. Amer, and Eula Whitehouse)

Box 2 of 6

United States Government Departments

Box 2 of 6

UV

Box 2 of 6

W

Box 2 of 6

Washington, University of

Box 2 of 6

Wolff, Simon E.

Box 2 of 6

XYZ

Box 2 of 6

Curatorial Files

Morton, Conrad Vernon - E&R, Ferns, 1943-1969

Box 2 of 6

Curating (2 folders)

Box 2 of 6

Pilot Project Feedback Study

Box 2 of 6

Seminars and Lectures/Handouts/Course Reports

Seminars and lectures, 1980-1997

Box 2 of 6

Seminars and lectures, 1970-1979

Box 2 of 6

Seminars and lectures, 1960-1969

Box 2 of 6

Handout sheets

Box 2 of 6

Handout sheets - Choco Expedition logistics

Box 2 of 6

Handout sheets - Choco Expedition medical report

Box 2 of 6

Course reports - Organization for Tropical Studies, 1967

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

Course Notes and Papers

Botany 120 - Elementary Morphology

Box 3 of 6

Botany 122 - Elementary Taxonomy

Box 3 of 6

Botany 125 - Phytogeography (2 folders)

Box 3 of 6

Botany 133 - Plant Physiology

Box 3 of 6

Botany 251 - Evolution and Systematics (2 folders)

Box 3 of 6

Botany 137 - Anatomy

Box 3 of 6

Math 401 - Elementary Statistics I

Box 3 of 6

Math 402 - Elementary Statistics II

Box 3 of 6

Zoology 508 - Quantitative Biology

Box 3 of 6

Zoology 255/256

Box 3 of 6

Philosophy 101 - Elementary Logic

Box 3 of 6

Botany 172 - Plant Ecology

Box 3 of 6

Botany 192 - History of Botany

Box 3 of 6

Botany 381 - Plant Ecology

Box 3 of 6

Teaching

Box 3 of 6

Botany 281 - Advanced Taxonomy

Box 3 of 6

Botany 360 - Advanced Taxonomy

Box 3 of 6

Botany 322 - Genetics

Box 3 of 6

Botany 372 - Mycology

Box 3 of 6

Botany 255 - Paleobotany

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

Botany 450 - Phycology

Box 4 of 6

Botany 160 - Elementary Taxonomy

Box 4 of 6

Botany 340 - Histological Technique

Box 4 of 6

Botany 420 - Cytology

Box 4 of 6

Dissertation - Finished draft and notes, 1965

Box 4 of 6

Thesis criticisms

Box 4 of 6

General thesis material

Box 4 of 6

Correspondence, 1963-1965

Box 4 of 6

"A Critique of Contemporary Methods of Determining Correlation and Phylogeny in Plants"

Box 4 of 6

"On the Development of a Quantitative Technique of Ground Plan Analysis," 1962

Box 4 of 6

"A Wisconsin Lakeside Coniferous Forest Flora," 1958

Box 4 of 6

"A Phytosociological Resurvey and Species Density-Shade Factor Analysis of an Alluvial Bottomland Forest Community," 1959

Box 4 of 6

"The Evolutionary Importance of Heteroploidy and Apomixis in the Angiosperms"

Box 4 of 6

"Ecological Life History of Barbarea vulgaris R. Br.," 1959

Box 4 of 6

"Relation of World Climates to the Distribution of Polyploid Gramineae," 1959

Box 4 of 6

Species Indexes and Information

Miscellaneous species indexes and information (3 folders)

Box 4 of 6

Acrophorus

Box 4 of 6

Acrostichum

Box 4 of 6

Actiniopteris

Box 4 of 6

Adiantopsis

Box 4 of 6

Adiantum - Mexico and Central America

Box 4 of 6

Adiantum - West Indies

Box 4 of 6

Adiantum - Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay

Box 4 of 6

Adiantum - Andean

Box 4 of 6

Adiantum - Lists and keys

Box 4 of 6

Adiantum - Africa

Box 4 of 6

Adiantum - sp. dub. and hort.

Box 4 of 6

Adiantum - Japan and Asia

Box 4 of 6

Adiantum - Australia, New Zealand, Polynesia, Melanesia

Box 4 of 6

Alsophila - West Indies

Box 4 of 6

Alsophila - Mexico and Central America

Box 4 of 6

Alsophila - Andes and Trinidad

Box 4 of 6

Alsophila - Brazil, Guianas, Paraguay

Box 4 of 6

Alsophila - Asia and Malesia

Box 4 of 6

Alsophila - Africa

Box 4 of 6

Alsophila - Polynesia and Australia

Box 4 of 6

Amphiblestra

Box 4 of 6

Ananthacorus

Box 4 of 6

Anemia

Box 4 of 6

Anisosorus

Box 4 of 6

Asplenium - sp. dub. and hort.

Box 4 of 6

Asplenium - Mexico and Central America

Box 4 of 6

Asplenium - Hawaii

Box 4 of 6

Asplenium

Box 4 of 6

Asplenium - United States

Box 4 of 6

Asplenium - West Indies

Box 4 of 6

Asplenium - South America

Box 4 of 6

Athyrium - American

Box 4 of 6

Blechnum - North America

Box 4 of 6

Blechnum - South America

Box 4 of 6

Struthiopteris - West Indies

Box 4 of 6

Struthiopteris - South America

Box 4 of 6

Struthiopteris - Mexico and Central America

Box 4 of 6

Struthiopteris - United States

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

Bolbitis

Box 5 of 6

Campyloneuron

Box 5 of 6

Cheilanthes - North America

Box 5 of 6

Cheilanthes - South America

Box 5 of 6

Cheilanthes - Europe and Africa

Box 5 of 6

Cheilanthes - Australia and Polynesia

Box 5 of 6

Cheilanthes - Asia and Philippine Islands

Box 5 of 6

Cheilanthes - Mexico

Box 5 of 6

Cheiloplecton

Box 5 of 6

Cibotium - New World

Box 5 of 6

Cryptogramma

Box 5 of 6

Danaea - North America

Box 5 of 6

Danaea - South America

Box 5 of 6

Davallia

Box 5 of 6

Dicksonia - New World

Box 5 of 6

Diplazium - West Indies

Box 5 of 6

Diplazium - Mexico and Central America

Box 5 of 6

Diplazium - South America

Box 5 of 6

Diplazium - Polynesia and Australia

Box 5 of 6

Diplazium - Asia and Japan

Box 5 of 6

Diplazium - Melanesia

Box 5 of 6

Diplazium - Africa

Box 5 of 6

Diplora - Old World

Box 5 of 6

Doryopteris - Old World

Box 5 of 6

Doryopteris - American

Box 5 of 6

Dryopteris

Box 5 of 6

Ctenitis - Mexico and Central America

Box 5 of 6

Leptogramma

Box 5 of 6

Polystichopsis

Box 5 of 6

Eudryopteris

Box 5 of 6

Stigmatopteris

Box 5 of 6

Dryopteris - Old World

Box 5 of 6

Elaphoglossum - Old World

Box 5 of 6

Elaphoglossum - Mexico and Central America

Box 5 of 6

Elaphoglossum - West Indies

Box 5 of 6

Elaphoglossum - South America

Box 5 of 6

Gleichenia - West Indies

Box 5 of 6

Gleichenia - Mexico and Central America

Box 5 of 6

Gleichenia - South America

Box 5 of 6

Grammitis - American

Box 5 of 6

Gymnogramma - North America

Box 5 of 6

Gymnogramma - South America

Box 5 of 6

Gymnopteris

Box 5 of 6

Hemidictyum

Box 5 of 6

Hemionitis

Box 5 of 6

Hemitelia - North America

Box 5 of 6

Hemitelia - South America

Box 5 of 6

Hemitelia - Old World

Box 5 of 6

Histiopteris

Box 5 of 6

Hymenodium

Box 5 of 6

Hymenophyllum

Box 5 of 6

Hypolepis

Box 5 of 6

Lonchitis

Box 5 of 6

Lycopodium

Box 5 of 6

Lygodium - American

Box 5 of 6

Lygodium - Old World

Box 5 of 6

Marattia - Old World

Box 5 of 6

Marratia - New World

Box 5 of 6

Nematopteris - Old World

Box 5 of 6

Neurocallis

Box 5 of 6

Notholaena - Old World

Box 5 of 6

Notholaena - South America

Box 5 of 6

Notholaena - Mexico and Central America

Box 5 of 6

Notholaena - North America

Box 5 of 6

Ochropteris

Box 5 of 6

Onychium

Box 5 of 6

Osmunda

Box 5 of 6

Paesia

Box 5 of 6

Pellaea - Europe and Africa

Box 5 of 6

Pellaea - Asia and Polynesia

Box 5 of 6

Pellaea - South America

Box 5 of 6

Pellaea - North America

Box 5 of 6

Phyllitis - Old World

Box 5 of 6

Phyllitis - New World

Box 5 of 6

Pityrogramma - North America

Box 5 of 6

Pityrogramma - cult. and hybr.

Box 5 of 6

Polypodium - United States

Box 5 of 6

Eupolypodium - West Indies

Box 5 of 6

Eupolypodium - Mexico and Central America

Box 5 of 6

Eupolypodium - South America

Box 5 of 6

Polypodium - New World (dubious)

Box 5 of 6

Pleopeltis - North America

Box 5 of 6

Goniophlebium - North America

Box 5 of 6

Goniophlebium - South America

Box 5 of 6

Pleopeltis - South America

Box 5 of 6

Marginaria - North America

Box 5 of 6

Marginaria - South America

Box 5 of 6

Pessopteris

Box 5 of 6

Phlebodium - New World

Box 5 of 6

Microgramma

Box 5 of 6

Polybotrya

Box 5 of 6

Polystichum - Old World

Box 5 of 6

Polystichum - American

Box 5 of 6

Pteridium

Box 5 of 6

Eupteris - American

Box 5 of 6

Pteris - New World (sp. dub.)

Box 5 of 6

Litobrochia - American

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

Eupteris - Asia, Malesia, Polynesia

Box 6 of 6

Pteris - Old World (sp. dub.)

Box 6 of 6

Litobrochia - Old World

Box 6 of 6

Eupteris - Europe and Africa

Box 6 of 6

Campteria

Box 6 of 6

Pteris - hort.

Box 6 of 6

Pterozonium

Box 6 of 6

Pyrrosia - South America

Box 6 of 6

Pyrrosia - Melanesia, Polynesia

Box 6 of 6

Pyrrosia - Asia

Box 6 of 6

Pyrrosia - Africa

Box 6 of 6

Salpichlaena

Box 6 of 6

Scleroglossum - Old World

Box 6 of 6

Schizoloma - Old and New World

Box 6 of 6

Schizostege

Box 6 of 6

Selaginella

Box 6 of 6

Taenitis - Old World

Box 6 of 6

Tectaria - American

Box 6 of 6

Lastrea

Box 6 of 6

Lastrea - West Indies

Box 6 of 6

Lastrea - Mexico and Central America

Box 6 of 6

Lastrea - Andes

Box 6 of 6

Lastrea - Brazil, Guianas, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay

Box 6 of 6

Goniopteris

Box 6 of 6

Cyclosorus

Box 6 of 6

Glaphyropteris

Box 6 of 6

Steiropteris

Box 6 of 6

Dryopteris - West Indies (sp. dub.)

Box 6 of 6

Dryopteris - Mexico and Central America (sp. dub.)

Box 6 of 6

Dryopteris - South America (sp. dub.)

Box 6 of 6

Trichomanes Hemiphlebium - North America

Box 6 of 6

Trichomanes Hemiphlebium - South America

Box 6 of 6

Trichomanes Feea

Box 6 of 6

Trichomanes Lacostea

Box 6 of 6

Trichomanes Ptilophyllum - North America

Box 6 of 6

Trichomanes Ptilophyllum - South America

Box 6 of 6

Trichomanes Eutrichomanes - North America

Box 6 of 6

Trichomanes Eutrichomanes - South America

Box 6 of 6

Trichomanes - American (sp. dub.)

Box 6 of 6

Trismeria

Box 6 of 6

Vittaria - American

Box 6 of 6

Vittaria - Old World

Box 6 of 6