A. O. Garrett papers, 1860-1947 PDF
- Garrett, A. O. (Albert Osbun), 1870-1948
- A. O. Garrett papers
- 1860-1947 (inclusive)18601947
- 3 boxes, (1.25 linear feet)
- Collection Number
- The A. O. Garrett papers consist of his book Spring Flora of the Wasatch Front along with correspondence related to his personal and professional career. The collection also contains general information such as plant identification lists and research related materials. Garrett was a botany professor.
- University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
- Access Restrictions
Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this Collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Garrett was a botany professor who taught for East High School and Brigham Young University (BYU). He was consulted by various professors and botanists around the nation for his authority in Western American flora. Besides teaching, Garett also did work in regards to plant identification and classification both privately and through various agencies.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The A. O. Garrett papers consist of his book Spring Flora of the Wasatch Front. The book contains annotations by Garrett for the next edition of his work. Also included in this collection is his correspondence related to his private life and professional career.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.
Permission to publish material from the A. O. Garrett papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.
Initial Citation: A. O. Garrett papers, Accn 2482, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.
Following Citations: Accn 2482.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
WritingsReturn to Top
Spring Flora of the Wasatch Front
CorrespondenceReturn to Top
These folders contain correspondence with Purdue University, the New York Botanical Garden, University of Minnesota and others.
Botanic related correspondence
Plant identification and research materialReturn to Top
Vascular plant, lists of identification and distribution correspondence
Science related briefs, articles and maps
Some early Spring Flowers of Salt Lake and Trees
Botanic explorations in Utah
Elias Durand: A Sketch on the botany of the basin of the Great Salt Lake of Utah
Plant classifications recorded by A.O. Garrett, J. W. Harrison, S. Flowers, and W. P. Cottam
Bourbon County Institute Announcement
General advertisements regarding botanical publications
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
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- Garrett, A. O. (Albert Osbun), 1870-1948--Archives