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Dan H. Nicolson Papers

Topic:
Flora of Dominica. Part 2, Dicotyledoneae (Monograph)
Creator::
Nicolson, Dan H. (Dan Henry), 1933-2016  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Place:
Dominica
Date:
circa 1968-1990
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of correspondence and research notes compiled by Dan H. Nicolson for his publication "Flora of Dominica, Part 2: Dicotyledoneae," part of the Smithsonian Contributions to Botany series. A copy of Nicolson's publication is also included.
Historical Note:
Dan Henry Nicolson (1933-2016) was a curator at the U.S. National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History, from 1964 to 2005. He specialized in the plant family Araceae, Asian botany, and botanical nomenclature. Nicolson's field work took him to Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, and China to collect plants. He served as nomenclature editor of the journal Taxon (1979-1999) and was a member of the editorial committee for the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (1981-2006). He was also an active member of the International Association of Plant Taxonomy, serving as president (1993-1999). Nicolson held a B.A. from Grinnell College (1955), a M.B.A. from Stanford Business School (1957), and a M.S. and Ph.D. from Cornell University (1959 and 1964).
Topic:
Botany  Search this
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Plants -- Nomenclature  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
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Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-086, Dan H. Nicolson Papers
Identifier:
Accession 93-086
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa93-086

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