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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 H

Hallucinogens 1 (up to 1950's) - 10 items, including The Boston Daily Globe 1956 "Columbian Jungle Area Untouched by Civilization".

Hallucinogens 2 (1960's) - 42 items, including The Coral Gables Times 1968 "Hallucination Drug Cult Faces Legal Test".

Hallucinogens 3 - 17 items, including The New York Times 1978 "Doctor Links Indian Art to Drugs".

Hallucinogens 4 - 14 items, including The Seattle Times 1985 "Botanist says he's unmasked mystery", Newsweek 1982 "Guns, Grass and Monday".

Halophytes - 2 items.

Hamamelis - 3 items.

Hats - 14 items, including Field Museum News 1939 "Straw Hats", Gardeners' Chronicle 1915 "The Bamboo Hat Industry".

Hay Fever - 25 items, including New York Times 1982 "Mushroom Spores Suspected as Culprit in Allergic Reactions that Baffled Specialists", Newsweek 1982 "Allergies: New Discoveries, New Relief".

Helianthus - 28 items, including The New York Times 1983 "An Artichoke to Grow in the Sun", The Garden 918 "A Sunflower Village".

Heliotropium - 1 item.

Helleborus - 2 items.

Hemerocallis - 1 item.

Hemlock - 4 items, including The Garden Magazine 1910 "Is the Southern Hemlock Better".

Hemp - 8 items, including Commerce Reports 1931 "Hemp Experiments in Columbia".

Hepatica - 3 items.

Herbals - 6 items, including The New York Times 1981 "Medieval Manuscripts".

Herbaria - 2 items.

Herbicides - 7 items, including The New York Times 1982 "Panel sees problem in study of effects of agent orange",

Herbs 1 - 32 items, including The Garden 1925 "Some Culinary Herbs Worth Cultivating", The Gardeners' Chronicle 1929 "Curious Old Beliefs About Medicinal Herbs".

Herbs 2 - 45 items, including Life 1961 "A New Urge for Herbs", Field Museum News 1941 "Medicinal Science was Father of Botanical Studies".

Herbs 3 - 61 items, including The Real Paper 1981 "Consumer Beware: Unhealthful Herbs", New York Times 1977 "Herbs to Grow for Refreshing Cups of Tea", The American Weekly 1959 "The Search for Life-giving Herbs".

Herb-Clip - 8 items.

Hernandia - 1 item.

Hevea - 16 items, including Arnolidia 1984 "The Tree that Changed the World in One Century" by Richard Evans Schultes.

Hibiscus - 17 items, including The Agricultural News 1904 "Musk Seed".

Hickory - 5 items, including The New York Times 1936 "Hardest Wood Used for Skis".

Hieracium - 1 item.

Hippophae - 2 items.

Hoheria - 1 item.

Holcus - 2 items.

Honey - 24 items, including The New York Times 1983 "Radioactivity Found in Bees".

Hops - 10 items.

Horticulture - 53 items, including The Boston Globe 1981 "Plants can be an educational hobby", The New York Times 1936 "Patents for Plants".

Hura - 1 item.

Hydrastis - 1 item.

Hydrilla - 1 item.

Hydroponics - 3 items.

Hypericum - 1 item.

Hyptis - 1 item.

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