The William Gilson Farlow (1844-1919)
Collection

 

Series I: Correspondence
Series II: Research Materials
Series III. Materials Pertaining to the Bibliographical Index of North American Fungi
Series IV: Materials Pertaining to Icones Farlowianae
Series V: Manuscripts
Series VI: Exsiccatae
Series VII: Academic Materials
Series VIII: Specimen Lists
Series IX: Card Files
Series X: Financial Records
Series XI: Photographs, Plates, and Illustrations
Series XII: Sketchbooks and Scrapbooks
Series XIII: Proffessional Organizations and Committeess
Series XIV: Medals and Artifacts
Series XV: Oversized Diplomas and Awards

 

Container List

Series XV: Oversized Diplomas and Awards

Map Case
Diplomas and Honorary Degrees
Harvard, B.A. -Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1866 (14 3/4 x 19 1/2)
Harvard, M.A. - Master of Arts Degree, 1869 (14 1/2 x 19 1/4)
Harvard, M.D. - Doctor of Medicine Degree, 1870 (16 1/2 x 21 1/4)
Harvard, LL.D. - Doctor of Laws Degree, 1896 (16 1/8 x 20 1/2)
University of Wisconsin, LL.D. - Doctor of Laws Degree, 1904 (13 3/4 x 16 3/4)
Uppsala University, Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy Degree, 1907
University of Glasgow, (13 1/4 x 14 3/4)
University of Strassburg Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy Degree, 5 January 1874 (14 3/4 x 9 1/2)

 

Other Certificates, Awards, and Oversized Documents
Academy Argentinensis. Honorary Degree. 1872 (19 1/2 x 14)
Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected corresponding member. 2 May 1877
Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected corresponding member. 4 December 1877
Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. Certificate for Corresponding Member. 1877 (17 3/4 x 13 1/4)
American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected Fellow. 1874 (7 3/4 x 9 1/2)
American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia. Certificate of Membership. 14 April 1905 ((17 x 13 1/4)
American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected corresponding member. 14 April 1905(8 x 10)

Boston Mycological Club. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected honorary member. 14 June 1897
Boston Society of Natural History. Resident Member Cerificate. 2 June 1871 (19 1/2 x 14)
Brooklyn Institute. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected corresponding member. 12 September 1889 (5 1/2 x 9)
Buffalo Society of Natural Science. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected corresponding member. 18 December 1875 (5 1/2 x 8 1/4)
Bussey Institute. Membership Certificate. 19 June 1913 (7 x 10)
Bussey Institute. Life Membership Certificate. 1 December 1914 (7 x 10)

California Academy of Sciences. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected honorary member. 23 February 1888

Deutsche Bot Gesellschaft. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected corresponding member. 8 October 1884 (5 3/4 x 9)
Deutsche Bot Gesellschaft. Corresponding Member Certificate 17 September 1884 (8 3/4 x 11)

Fairmont Microscopical Society, Philadelphia. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected corresponding member. 18 May 1877

Institute de France. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected corresponding member. 19 November 1917 (8 1/4 x 10 1/2)
International Fisheries Exhibition, London. Certifiicate of Award. Silver Medal. 1883 (16 x 12 3/4)

Linnaeus Festival Uppsala, 1907. Invitation from Uppsala University - University Crest on the cover. **(9 x 13 1/2)
Linnaeus Festival Stockholm, 1907. Invitation to Stockholm University - Portrait of Linnaeus on cover. (11 x 14)
Louisianna Purchase Exhibition Commemerative Diploma, 1904 **(21 1/2 x 25 3/4)

Manchester Library and Philosophicl Society. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected honorary member. 6 May 1889
Manchester Library and Philosophicl Society. Certificate of Honorary Membership 30 April 1889 (11 1/2 x 7 1/4)
Massachusetts Medical Society, Fellow certificate. 25 May 1870 (9 x 11 1/2)
Massachusetts Medical Society,resignation. Letter accepting Farlow's resignation. 6 October 1875 (8 x 9 3/4)
Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected corresponding member. 1 May 1889 (8 x 10 1/4)
Mussee Nationale d'Histoire Naturale, Paris. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected corresponding member. 28 November 1910 (8 1/4 x 10 1/2)
Mussee Nationaled'Histoire Naturale, Paris. Diploma de correspondant. 22 December 1910**(22 x 17)

National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected a member. 21 April 1879
National Academy of Sciences, U.S., Member Certificate. 17 April 1879 (19 1/2 x 14 1/2)

Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha of Massachusetts. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected an honorary member. 2 July 1886
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. Honorary Membership Certificate. 12 April 1904 (9 3/4 x 7 3/4)

Royal Microscopical Society. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected an honorary member. 20 March 1900 (8 x 10)

Saturday Club, Cambridge, MA. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected a member. Also personal note by W. W. Goodwin (?) for Farlow to please join Saturday Club. 26 February 1898
Societe Botanique de Copenhague. Certificate of Corresponding Member. 2 June 1891
Societe Botanique de Copenhague. 2 undated pamphlets on plant exchange and the status of the organization.
Societe Botanique de France, 1896 (8 1/4 x 10 3/4)
Societe Crittogamologica Italiana. Corresponding Member Diploma. 30 May 1879 (17 3/4 x 13)
Societe Crittogamologica Italiana. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected corresponding member. 30 March 1879 (11 x 8 3/4)
Societes Linneana Londinensis. Membership diploma. 5 May 1892 (9 x 14 1/2)
Societe Nationale des Sciences Naturalles de Cherbourg. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected corresponding member. 11 February 1876 (8 x 10 1/4)
Societe Nationale des Sciences Naturalles de Cherbourg. Notice requesting photograph for their album/directory. undated (7 1/2 x 8 3/4)

Trinity History Society, Dallas, Texas. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected honorary member. 20 September 1891
Torrey Botanical Club. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected corresponding member. 19 April 1886

University of Liverpool. Letter indicating the creation of a Liverpool Botanical Society with invitation to Farlow to be one of 25 selected members. 20 February, 1907

Washington University, St. Louis. Letter indicating that Farlow had been elected to the Advisory Committee of the Henry Shaw School of Botany, 29 May 1888
Washington Mycological Club. Letter indicating Farlow had been elected an honorary member. 16 February 1898

** These items have corresponding medals in Series XIV: Medals and Artifacts

 

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