Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library: Botanical Exploration Papers

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Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library: Botanical Exploration Papers
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University has been engaged in collecting temperate woody plants since its founding in 1872. Its Library and Archives hold a rich collection of materials related to this collecting, including the archives of Ernest Henry Wilson, our greatest collector. We offer over 40 items from his collection for transcription here.

Left, two men from the area of Songpan, Sichuan Province, China, photographed by Ernest Henry Wilson in August 1910.

Papers of Ernest Henry Wilson, 1896-1952. Two medical bills: 1910, 1911. Ichang; the Friends Mission, Chentu.

Papers of Ernest Henry Wilson, 1896-1952. Two medical bills: 1910, 1911. Ichang; the Friends Mission, Chentu.

Two bills for medical care for Ernest Henry Wilson from the Friend's Mission, Chentu (Chengdu, Sichuan Province) and Rankine Memorial Hospital, Ichang (Yichang, Hubei Province). 1910, 1911. Additional Information https://arboretum.harvard.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/III_EHW_2012.pdf

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Papers of Ernest Henry Wilson, 1896-1952. Unnumbered Book: Field Diary, May 6-September 19, 1904. Kiating to Chengtu.

Papers of Ernest Henry Wilson, 1896-1952. Unnumbered Book: Field Diary, May 6-September 19, 1904. Kiating to Chengtu.

Field Diary of Ernest Henry Wilson for the period, May 6-September 19, 1904. It covers his travels from Kiating to Chengtu. Note that this book is unnumbered. Includes hand-drawn map and insert of six leaves of geological notes. Additional...

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Papers of Ernest Henry Wilson, 1896-1952. Wilson plants received from Veitch, November 1907.

Papers of Ernest Henry Wilson, 1896-1952. Wilson plants received from Veitch, November 1907.

These plants, collected by Ernest Henry Wilson, were sent to the Arnold Arboretum from James Veitch & Sons, Royal Exotic Nursery and received in November 1907. Seed collection numbers: 1-1310 (see Series W.II, Box 4, Folder 3) with exception of 4c. Seed collection numbers: 1400-1900 (see...

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