Guide to the Maxwell Woodhull Algae Specimen Scrapbook, circa 1853-1857
Woodhull was a United States Naval officer. Scrapbook of algae specimen, circa 1853-1857.
- Collection Number
- Maxwell Woodhull Algae Specimen Scrapbook
- circa 1853-1857
- Woodhull, Maxwell, 1813-1863
- 0.7 Linear Feet, 1 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
Scrapbook (88 pgs) featuring cards that hold pressed, dried specimens of algae, two to six specimens per page, some with color ink added. There are presentation notes written on the first page of the scrapbook.
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[Identification of item], Maxwell Woodhull Algae Specimen Scrapbook, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
Woodhull was a U.S. Naval officer. James Cochran Dobbins, to whom Woodhull presented this scrapbook, was a North Carolinian who was U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1853-1857.
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The Maxwell Woodhull Algae Specimen Scrapbook were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2002.
Processed by Kimberly Sims, May 2011
Encoded by Kimberly Sims, July 2011