Asa Gray letter to Miss Harker

Asa Gray letter to Miss Harker

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Gray, Asa, 1810-1888
Title: Asa Gray letter to Miss Harker
Dates: 19th century
Quantity: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 477 to MS 495)
Coll. Number: ms490(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Asa Gray was an American botanist who extensively studied North American flora. His book, Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States, from New England to Wisconsin and South to Ohio and Pennsylvania Inclusive (1848), is a standard work in the subject.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a letter addressed to a Miss Harker concerning a plant she had asked him about.


Index Terms

Correspondence.
Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 -- Correspondence
Plants--United States.

Administrative Information

Provenance

The letter was found in the book A Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States by Asa Gray; the book is in the Hargrett Rare Book collection.

Preferred Citation

Asa Gray letter to Miss Harker, MS 490. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Letter, [September 19]