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Guide to the Maxwell Woodhull Algae Specimen Scrapbook, circa 1853-1857

Abstract

Woodhull was a United States Naval officer.

Scrapbook of algae specimen, circa 1853-1857.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Woodhull, Maxwell, 1813-1863.
Title
Maxwell Woodhull Algae Specimen Scrapbook circa 1853-1857
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.7 Linear Feet, 1 Items
Location
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Collection Overview

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.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

Algae Specimen Scrapbook, circa 1853-1857
Box 1

Historical Note

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.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Maxwell Woodhull Algae Specimen Scrapbook, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Maxwell Woodhull Algae Specimen Scrapbook were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2002.

Processing Information

Processed by Kimberly Sims, May 2011

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, July 2011

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.