This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
These papers consist of incoming correspondence from botanists, directors of herbaria, colleagues, and friends concerning the identification and determination of botanical
specimens; specimen collecting; purchasing specimens, especially from Southeast Asia and Mexico; nomenclature concerning African specimens; publications; scientific activities;
and personal matters.
Robert Merrill King (1930-2007) was a Research Associate with the Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History, from 1971 to 1972. King's botanical studies
Folder 1 Correspondence from Lloyd H. Shinners concerning the publication of his magazine SIDA; plants collected by him for the Southern Methodist University Herbarium; his writings; and personal matters (1965-1970)