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Guide to the John Torrey papers, 1818-1859

Summary

ALS. Papers consist mostly of letters written to Torrey by professional colleagues, botanists and geologists involved in exploration and surveyor expeditions. Notable correspondents include Louis Agassiz, A.D. Bache, Spencer Fullerton Baird, George Bentham, Jacob Bigelow, James Dwight Dana, William Darlington, Amos Eaton, Ebenezer Emmons, Asa Gray, A. Guyot, Robert Hare, Joseph Henry, Edward Hitchcock, John Lindley, Josiah Clark Nott, C.S. Rafinesque, and John White Webster. A complete list of correspondents is available.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10921
Title
John Torrey papers
Date
1818-1859
Creator
Torrey, John, 1796-1873
Extent
59 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

ALS. Papers consist mostly of letters written to Torrey by professional colleagues, botanists and geologists involved in exploration and surveyor expeditions. Notable correspondents include Louis Agassiz, A.D. Bache, Spencer Fullerton Baird, George Bentham, Jacob Bigelow, James Dwight Dana, William Darlington, Amos Eaton, Ebenezer Emmons, Asa Gray, A. Guyot, Robert Hare, Joseph Henry, Edward Hitchcock, John Lindley, Josiah Clark Nott, C.S. Rafinesque, and John White Webster. A complete list of correspondents is available.

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John Torrey papers, 1818-1859, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

U.S. physician and botanist.


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Provenance

Source unknown

Processing Information

Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

Other Notes

General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.