Malthus Augustus Ward notebooks

Malthus Augustus Ward notebooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Ward, Malthus A., (Malthus Augustus), 1794-1863
Title: Malthus Augustus Ward notebooks
Dates: 1814-1860
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.
Coll. Number: ms51

Biographical/Historical Note

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.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Botanists--Georgia.
Botany--Study and teaching.
Chemistry--Study and teaching.
Gardening--Georgia.
Gardens, American.
Landscape design--Georgia.
Lectures.
Medicine--Study and teaching.
Physiology--Study and teaching.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Malthus Augustus Ward notebooks, MS 51. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
11814
 
1819
 
1822
 
1823
 
1823
 
circa 1823
 
1824
 
1826
 
Box
21827-1850
 
1830s-1860
 
1856-1860
 
undated
 
undated
 
undated
 
undated