In Memoriam: Asa Gray

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Summary

Consists of a memorial sermon on Asa Gray on 12 February and funeral services on 2 February 1888 at Appleton Chapel, Harvard University. Details the life of Asa Gray, a Smithsonian Regent, in the development of American botany, especially his relationship to Charles Darwin.

Subject

  • Darwin, Charles 1809-1882
  • Gray, Asa 1810-1888
  • McKenzie, Alexander
  • Peabody, Francis G
  • Board of Regents
  • Harvard University

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Includes remarks by Alexander McKenzie and Francis G. Peabody

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(Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1888

Topic

  • SI, Early History
  • Plants
  • Biography
  • Botany

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