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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 F

Fagopyrum - 1 item

Farina - 2 items

Fats - 7 items, including The Times, London 1976 "Living dangerously on the fat of the land".

Fenugreek - 1 item

Ferns - 5 items, including Missouri Botanical Garden Bulletin 1955 "The Vegetable Lamb of Tartary".

Fertilizers - 8 items, including The Times, London 1982 "Ready-cooked onion mystery may be solved".

Fibers - 60 items, including Scientific American Monthly 1921 "Fireproofing Fabrics".

Ficus - 18 items, including The New York Times 1983 "Raising Figs - It's a Family Tradition".

Fish Poison - 9 items, including Science News-Letter 1930 "Search for Poisonous Plants".

Flavorings - 18 items, including The Boston Globe 1982 "French work on vegetable ice creams".

Flax - 19 items, including The Boston Globe 1983 "Robe from 1000 BC found on Greek Island", Boston Evening Transcript 1929 "Flax makes poison to kill fungus enemy".

Flour - 15 items, including Boston Evening Transcript 1926 "Flour Trade of the Orient"

Fodder - 54 items, including The Agricultural News 1918 "The Cabbage Palm Fruit as a Food for Hogs", The Boston Globe 1928 "Scientist Makes Fodder for Cattle out of Wood".

Food 1 - 22 items, including Science "1939 "Plankton as a Food Source for Man", Boston Traveler 1942 "Juice of Tree Preservative of Army Food".

Food 2 - 25 items.

Food 3 -36 items, including The Boston Daily Globe 1955 "2 Plants Solve Food Problem, Say China", U.S. News & World Report 1964 "Why Hunger is to be the World's No. 1 Problem".

Food 4 - 30 items, including Scientific American 1925 "Man Is What he Eats", Boston Sunday Herald 1930 "Dr. Fairchild Finds New Food Plants for American Table".

Food 5 - 24 items, including American Forestry 1916 'Tree Bark as Human Food".

Food 6 - 34 items, including American Scientist 1970 "The Changing Significance of Food".

Food Adulteration - 1 item

Food Preservation - 6 items

Food Storage - 2 items

Food Substitutes - 6 items

Forage - 7 items, including Boston Globe 1981 "What's more 'natural' than a dish of weeds?".

Forest Classification - 8 items

Forest Models - 1 item

Forest Products 1 - 8 items

Forest Products 2 - 14 items

Food Products 3 - 56 items including Harvard Gazette 1985 "Ethnobotanists Race Against Time to Save Useful Plants", American Forestry 1920 "Scented Woods".

Forestry - 57 items, including The New York Times 1982 "Damage to India's Forests Brings Tribal Rage", Sierra 1983 "Toward a Definition of the "Ideal" Forest", Natural History 1981 "Tropical Rain Forests: A Global Responsibility".

Fothergilla - 1 item

Fritillaria - 1 item

Fruit 1 - 35 items, including Sunday Express 1974 "A fresh juicy fruit from Ancient China".

Fruit 2 - 51 items, including American Forestry 1917 "Edible Fruits of Forest Trees".

Fuel 1 - 48 items, including The New York Times 1981 "Seaweed is Studied as Source of Natural Gas".

Fuel 2 - 38 items, including New York Times 1981 "Philippines Cultivates Fruit as Source of Fuel".

Fuel 3 - 7 items

Fungi - 38 items, including The Boston Globe 1981 "Fungus danger reported in marijuana"

Furcraea - 3 items

Furfural - 3 items

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