|Creator:||Ward, Malthus A., (Malthus Augustus), 1794-1863|
|Title:||Malthus Augustus Ward notebooks|
|Quantity:||0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of fourteen notebooks of Malthus Augustus Ward from 1814-1860. The notebooks contain lectures on medicine, physiology, chemistry, and botany; notes on surgery, drugs and dentition, manners and mores, horticulture, and botany; plans of gardens; and descriptions of plants, shrubs, trees, and flowers.|
Malthus Augustus Whitworth Ward (1794-1863) was a physician, educator, botanist, and horticulturist born in New Hampshire. Ward eventually moved to Athens, Georgia, where he was Director of the University of Georgia Botanical Garden from 1831-1842.
For more information, see the article "Malthus Ward (1794-1863)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Arranged in chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Malthus Augustus Ward notebooks, MS 51. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.