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Economic Botany Historic Clipping File

 


Dr. Schultes teaching in the Nash Lecture Hall
Painting by Hannah Barrett, November 1994

This is a collection of small manuscripts, photographs, magazine and newspaper articles dealing with economic botany ending circa 1985. The collection was housed in the Nash Lecture Hall, Harvard Museum of Natural History. In 2001 it was transferred to the Botany Libraries, Harvard University Herbaria.

The files are arranged alphabetically by subject with the plants usually filed under their Latin name.

 

Clipping Files E

Earthwatch - Number 16 1984.

Eagle Wing Press - Late Winter 1985.

Ecballium - 1 clipping

Echinocystis - 1 clipping

Ecology 1 - 34 items, mostly clippings; eclectic articles on acid rain, pollution, Co2, the rain forest, etc.

Ecology 2 - items, mostly clippings; ecosystems, pollution; a brochure for the new Alchemy Institute, an ecologically-friendly organization on Cape Cod.

Economic Botany 1 - 37 items, mostly clippings, including New Scientist 1982 "An Eldorado of plants that cure, feed and fuel".

Economic Botany 2 - 31 items, including Science 1890 "Useful Plants in Guatemala", The Times (London) 1980 "Plants that have more uses than as food alone".

Economic Botany 3 - 19 items, including Natural History 1936 "Native American Food".

Eichornia - 4 items.

Elaeis - 14 items, including Boston Sunday Globe 1982 "Soap and Slavery", The Agricultural News 1907 "The Oil Palm".

Elaeocarpus - 1 clipping

Elettaria - 2 clippings

Entada - 2 clippings

Enzymes - 6 items

Ephedra - 6 items, including Science News Letter 1933 "Two drugs found which cure horrible disease of weakness".

Epigaea - 2 clippings

Epilobium - 2 clippings

Ergot - 10 items, including American Scientist 1982 "Ergot and the Salem witchcraft affair", The New York Times 1982 "New Study Backs Thesis on Witches".

Ergosterol - 1 clipping

Eriobotrya - 8 clippings

Eriophorum - 1 clipping

Erythraea - 1 clipping

Erythrina - 3 clippings, including Boston Post 1943 "Coral Tree Drug Helps Paralysis".

Erythronium - 1 clipping

Erythroxylon - 22 clippings, including Good Housekeeping Magazine 1912 "Dr. Wiley on Drug Dangers", The American Food Journal 1911 "Coca-Cola Free from Cocaine".

Eschscholtzias - 2 clippings

Esparto - 2 clippings

Essential Oils - 6 items

Ethnobotany 1 (up to 1950's) - 25 items, including Cosmopolitan 1955 "Witch doctors and your health".

Ethnobotany 2 (1960's - 1980's) - 35 items, including Harvard Gazette 1985 "Ethnobotanists Race Against Time to Save Useful Plants".

Ethnobotany 2 (1960's - 1980's) Cont. - 38 items, including The New York Times 1992 "Drug made from rare tree is approved to treat cancer".

Eucalyptus - 30 items, including The Agriculture News 1912 "The Uses of Eucalyptus".

Eucommia - 3 items

Eucryphia - 2 items

Euphorbia - 15 items, including The New York Times 1976 "Chemist Says a Botanical Plant Can be Used to Make Gasoline".

Euphorbiaceae - 3 items

Everglades - 1 item

Evolution - 29 items, including The New York Times 1982 "Prehistoric Gnat".

Evonymus - 4 items

Eysenhardtia - 2 items

Last updated February 2009. Send comments, corrections, or updates to: ldecesare@oeb.harvard.edu
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