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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the William Henry Walmsley circa 1904

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Walmsley, William Henry. Collection

Dates:

circa 1904

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 305

Size:

64 photographs

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Photo-micrographs of microscopic sections of the leaves of North American Abietineæ.

Information on Use

Access

This collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Walmsley, William Henry. Collection, Crerar Ms 305, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Photo-micrographs of microscopic sections of the leaves of North American Abietineæ. (Exclusive of those of Mexico); The Sections made by J.D. King from specimens furnished from the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Photographed by W.H. Walmsley. Images accompanied by a list of 4 leaves of the sections prepared by Professor C.S. Sargent of Harvard University. Also includes a letter and circular from J.D. King specifying that “The numbers prefixed to species correspond to those used in the Report upon the forests of the Unites States, vol. IX, Tenth census.

64 Mounted photographs on 16 bound plates. 31 x 28 cm.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 305