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Edward Palmer papers 1869-1920

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Creator:
Palmer, Edward 1831-1911
Safford, William Edwin 1859-1926
Archer, William Andrew
Correspondent:
Allen, J. A (Joel Asaph) 1838-1921
Austran, Eugene
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
Battle, Edgar
Binney, W.G
Borroeta, G
Brandegee, Katharine
Britton, Nathaniel Lord
Bundy, C.S
Cleveland, Daniel
Cook, Orator Fuller
Coville, Frederick V (Frederick Vernon) 1867-1937
Cunningham, R.G
Dewey, Lyster Hoxie
Eastwood, Alice
Fairchild, David Grandison
Fernald, M.L
Flint, James M
Greene, Edward L
Greenman, J.M
Gilbert, Charles H
Maxon, William Ralph
Murray, Welwood
Packard, A.S
Painter, J.H
Parry, C.C
Pilling, James Constantine
Powell, John Wesley Major
Rendle, A.G
Riley, C.V
Robinson, B.L
Rose, J. N (Joseph Nelson) 1862-1928
Sargent, C.S
Seaton, Henry E
Sturtevant, E. Lewis
Thiselton Dyer, W.T
Trelease, William
Vasey, George
Willard, Alexander
Physical description:
3.5 feet
Culture:
American Indian ethnobotany
American Indians ethnobotany
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1869-1920
Notes:
Edward Palmer (1831-1911) was an English-born United States Army physician, naturalist, and collector for the Smithsonian and several other institutions. He specialized in botany and anthropology.
Summary:
This collection includes not only Palmerʹs own material but also that of William E. Safford, William Andrew Archives, Joseph Nelson Rose, William Ralph Maxon, and Frederick Vernon Coville that concern Palmer. The collection was in the custody of the Department of Botany of the National Museum of Natural History before it was transferred to the National Anthropological Archives. Other than the biographical material, the subject matter is largely botanical and concerns collecting activities in Mexico, Arizona, California, Utah, Texas, and Idaho.
Cite as:
Edward Palmer papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Ethnobotany
Language and languages--Documentation
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

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