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Botanical papers, 1881-1973

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Ownbey Herbarium
Title
Botanical papers
Dates
1881-1973 (inclusive)
Quantity
4 containers., (2 linear feet of shelf space.), (960 items.)
Collection Number
Cage 53
Summary
Correspondence, notes, unprinted essays (including a biography of R.M. Horner), and field notebooks relating to the collection of botanical specimens for the Washington State University Ownbey Herbarium and for general distribution. Among the approximately fifty collectors represented are E.R. Bogusch, Lincoln Constance, J.S. Cotton, Arthur Cronquist, Henry Darlington, W.W. Eggleston, Thomas Howell, and Frank Kreager.
Repository
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
Pullman WA
99164-5610
Telephone: 509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Washington State University Ownbey Herbarium was founded in the 1890s. It was named in 1974 after Marion Ownbey, who served as head of the Herbarium from 1939-1974.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Botanical Papers, 1881-1973, consists of correspondence, notes, unprinted essays and field notebooks, most of which relate to plant specimens accessioned by the Ownbey Herbarium.A large number of items are the collection books of various collectors of botanical specimens, both for the Ownbey Herbarium and for general distribution. Some correspondence of herbarium personnel, especially Edwin R. Bogusch, Lincoln Constance and Arthur Cronquist is included in this collection. Additionally, drafts of unpublished essays and plant surveys are included.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Though closely related to the activities of the herbarium, these materials have the characteristics of personal papers, and therefore are not regarded as constituting a formal archival record group of the herbarium.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Item Description]. Cage 53, Botanical papers. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1 / 1 Becon, Marion. Field Notebooks,
1 item.
1951-1952
1 / 2 Beaverhead Plants,
1 item.
undated
1 / 3 Bogusch, Edwin Robert. Correspondence. Correspondents include: Leroy Abrams, H. Andres, Sidney F. Blake, T. A. Bonser, Willima J. Boone, F. F. Crevecoeur, J. E. Graff, H. Hapeman, V. T. Heidenreich, Marcus E. Jones, William R. Maxon, Fermen L. Pickett, Benjamin L. Robinson, Paul Standley, Harold St. John, Henry K. Swenson, Charles A. Weatherby and Edgar T. Wherry.
52 items.
1930-1933
1 / 4 Colorado Agricultural College Herbarium. Exchange List,
1 item.
1896
1 / 5 Constance, Lincoln. Papers. List of plants collected,
3 items.
1934-1935
1 / 5 Constance, Lincoln. Correspondence. Correspondents include: D. R. Crookshanks, Gladys DeNeff, Mae E. Dennis, Vivian L. Dotts, Walter S. Flory Jr., David D. Keck, F. B. Laney, E. G. MacFarleane, E. H. Moss, Leslie Muller, Adolf Pascher, E. M. Phillipson, Charles Piper Smith, Edward C. Townsend, Fred A. Warren, Ed Zaring, and U. H. Zuberbuhler.
33 items.
1935-1939
1 / 6 Cotton, J. S. List of plants, with collection numbers,
1 item.
1902
1 / 7 Cronquist, Arthur. Correspondence. Correspondents include: Alan J. Beetle, Charles A. Berger, Sidney F. Blake, J. P. M. Brenan, J. H. Christ, Robert T. Clausen, Earl L. Core, Ray T. Davis, Joseph A. Ewan, Roxana Ferris, R. K. Godfrey, H. T. Harkness, John Thomas Howell, Donal G. Huttleston, Louis H. Jordal, David D. Keck, George H. M. Lawrence, Ernst Mayr, Gerald Ownbey, K. F. Parker, A. E. Porsild, C. L. Porter, H. W. Rickett, Ernest Rouleau, John Thieret and Oswald Tippo.
45 items.
1948-1951
1 / 8 Crow, John H. List of Plants Collected, Cooper River Delta, Alaska,
1 item.
1963
1 / 9 Darlington, Henry T. Plants collected in the Blue Mountains, annotated list; notes on itinerary and map of route,
5 items.
1963.
1 / 10 Daubenmire, Rexford. Plants collected on Freezout Mountain, twelve miles east of Clarika,
1 item.
1961.
1 / 11 Davis, Jared. Field Notebook,
1 item.
1951-1953
1 / 12 Eggleston, Willard W. Plants collected in Washington,
1 item.
1916
1 / 13 Fiker, Charles B. Catalogue of the Charles B. Fiker Collection of Okanogan County Plants donated to the State College in
1 item.
1935
1 / 14 Fye, R. E. Field Notebooks,
1 item.
1951
1 / 15 Gehrman, Kenneth H. Field Notebooks,
1 item.
1949
1 / 16 Harris, S. W. Field Notebooks,
1 item.
1950-1951
1 / 17 Hatch, Winslow R. Field Notebooks, Central America and Caribbean, and some related correspondence,
20 items.
1937-1945
1 / 18 Horner, Donald. Robert Messinger Horner 1854-1910 [draft essay], n.d., and some related correspondence,
4 items.
1949
1 / 19 Howell, Thomas J. Papers, consisting of 1) catalog, presumably of 1881 2) catalog of 1883 3) list of plants in Herbarium of E. L. Greene, presumed to be in Howell's hand 4) notes for a Flora, also presumed to be in Howell's hand.
4 items.
1 / 20 Huntley, M. C. Field Notebooks,
1 item.
1952
2 / 21 Johansen, Carl. Vetches and Vetch-like Plants of Northwestern Washington with keys and descriptions of Vicia and Lathuyrus, [draft essay]
2 items.
undated
2 / 22 Jones, George Neville. A Preliminary Report on the Weed Flora of Washington, [draft essay]
1 item.
1927
2 / 23 Jones, George Neville. Weeds of Washington, [draft essay]
1 item.
1931
2 / 24 Jones, Quentin. Filed Data on Alaskan Plant Collection,
1 item.
1951
2 / 25 Keys to the Species of Bromus,
1 item.
undated
2 / 26 King, James R. Field Notebook,
1 item.
1951-1952
2 / 27 Kreager, Frank O. Plants of Northeastern Washington. Catalog, determinations by C. V. Piper, and field notebook.
5 items.
1902
2 / 28 Larrison, Earl. Plants collected on the Janiper Forest Preeserve,
1 item.
October 1975
2 / 29 Lingenfetter, Richard L. Lists of plants collected and notes,
100 items.
1948-1949
2 / 30 Long, William. List of Plants collected at the Mt. Stuart Region, Chelan County,
1 item.
1947
2 / 31 Miscellaneous correspondence. Correspondents include E. R. Lake, R. A. Cooley, and Rex Hunt.
20 items.
1896-1911
2 / 32 Mooman, J. G. List of Plants Collected,
2 items.
1957
2 / 33 Moore, William R. ; Moore, Jacqueline P. Plants of Texas Collected by William R. and Jacqueline P. Moore,
1 item.
1941
2 / 34 Murphey, James R. Field Notebook,
1 item.
1947
2 / 35 Notes on the history of the nomenclature dispute,
2 items.
undated
2 / 36 Otis, Ira C. Herbarium of Mr. Ira C. Otis,
1 item.
1936
2 / 37 Parker, Charles S. List of Plants Collected During
1 item.
Spring and Summer, 1922
2 / 38 Pollock, W. M. West Virginia Plants, [catalog]
1 item.
1895
3 / 39 Reed, Robert M. Wind River Mountains Collection Data; list, with notes,
1 item.
1966
3 / 40 Rogers, H. Thomas, et. al. Columbia River Plant Survey,
2 items.
1939-1940
3 / 41 Smith, Leslie H. Field Notebook, Pullman Virgin Prairie, 1930, Benton and Yakima Counties,
1 item.
1929
3 / 42 Solf, John David. List of plants collected in AlaskaSolf, John David. Letter of explanation re: List of plants collected in Alaska.
4 items.
1959, 1963
3 / 43 Sprague, Roderick. List of Plants Collected by Roderick Sprague during summer of 1922 in Snohomish, Skagit and San Juan Counties.
1 item.
1922
3 / 44 Stevens, Jerome David. Field Notebook, Oregon,
1 item.
1963
3 / 45 Townsend, Edwad C. Material relative to herbarium of E. C. Townsend, press clippings, reprints of article describing herbarium,
15 items.
1936-1937
3 / 46 Trivette, Edward. Field Notebooks,
2 items.
1950-1951
3 / 47 Vasey, George R. List of plants [presumably transcribed by C. V. Piper] collected in
1 item.
1889
3 / 48 Ward, George H. Field Notebook,
1 item.
1946
3 / 49 Washington State University. List of Plants Collected on Summer Field Trip of
2 items.
1941
3 / 50 Weber, William A. Check lists of Plants of Washington [draft essay],
1 item.
undated
3 / 51 Wilson, C. B. Checklist of Shoshone County Idaho Plants Collected by C. B. Wilson, n.d.; Field Notebook,
2 items.
1941.
3 / 52 Winecki, Lillian, et. al. Field Notebook, Yellowstone National Park,
1 item.
1942
3 / 53 Wirsing, John M. Medicine Bow National Forest Collections,
1 item.
1972
3 / 54 Witt, Jean Gleason. Field Notebooks, List of Plants Collected,
7 items.
1945-1948
4 / 55 Unidentified card file listing Washington species, partially arranged by counties, with some data on type localities, written in several hands,
600 items.
undated
4 / 56 Wagner, Paul.Archival Material in the Marion Ownbey Herbarium, A Catalogue by P. Wagner,
10
1975
4 / 57 Heller, A. A., Portrait, Chico, ca. 1918; Collection Expedition Idaho, ca. 1887-1888. Northwest collection, University of Washington Libraries.
3 items.
4 / 58 Hecht, Adolf. Correspondence [added November 1985, lrs] regarding Rudbeckia laciniate L.
7 items.
1935-1937.