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Dan H. Nicolson Papers

Creator::
Nicolson, Dan H. (Dan Henry), 1933-2016  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Dominica
Date:
1963-1977
Descriptive Entry:
This accession documents Dan H. Nicolson's work on two major projects: the Hassan Flora Project and the Archbold-Bredin-Smithsonian Biological Survey of Dominica. Papers include correspondence and memoranda, financial reports, grant documents, and administrative records.
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
Botanists  Search this
Botanical specimens  Search this
Plants -- Nomenclature  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession T89027, Dan H. Nicolson Papers
Identifier:
Accession T89027
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Grant: Assistance for Finishing the Hassan Flora Project SRF 450130

Collection Creator::
Nicolson, Dan H. (Dan Henry), 1933-2016  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession T89027, Dan H. Nicolson Papers
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Dan H. Nicolson Papers
Dan H. Nicolson Papers / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fat89027-refidd1e412

Hassan Flora Project 5th Year Information (1973)

Collection Creator::
Nicolson, Dan H. (Dan Henry), 1933-2016  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession T89027, Dan H. Nicolson Papers
See more items in:
Dan H. Nicolson Papers
Dan H. Nicolson Papers / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fat89027-refidd1e437

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