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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 N

Narcissis - 3 clippings

Narcotic Mushrooms 1 (up to 1950's) - 10 items

Narcotic Mushrooms 2 (1960's) - 18 items

Narcotic Mushrooms 3 (1970's) - 20 items, including Journal of Psychedelic Drugs 9(2) 1977 "Hallucinogenic Mushrooms in Guatemala".

Narcotic Mushrooms 4 (1980's) - 13 items, including Boston Sunday Globe 1982 "Magic Mushrooms", Nature 1981 "Doctors Warn of Mushroom Abuse".

Narcotics 1 - 5 items

Narcotics 2 - 5 items

Narcotics 3 - 6 clippings

Narcotics 4 - 7 items, including Harper's Magazine "The truth about the 'drug menace'.

Narcotics 5 - 33 items, including The New York Times 1960 "Westchester finds 100 youths indulge in narcotic parties".

Narcotics 6 - 15 items, including Time 1983 "Fighting Cocaine's Grip".

Narcotics 7 - 24 items

Narcotics 8 - 20 items

Narcotics 9 - folder empty

Narcotics 10 - 6 items

Nectar - 2 items

Nectarine - 1 clipping

Nelumbo - 5 items, including The Times (London) 1982 "Seeds of lotus spring to life after 500 years".

Nepeta - 6 items, including Boston Transcript 1928 "Liking for catnip lures ferocious relatives of cat".

Nerium - 1 clipping

Nicotiana - 11 items, including The Garden Magazine 1913 "The Flowering Tobacco".

Nigella - 3 clippings

Nipa - 4 items

Nitrogen - 10 items, including New York Times 1981 "Nitrogen Fixing".

Nothofagus - 3 clippings

Nutrition - 26 items

Nutrition 2 - 50 items, including The New York Times 1980 "Hidden Fat: the Hazards", The New York Times 1979 "Chinese Nutrition is Faulted in Study".

Nuts - 42 items, including The Times (London) 1980 "Ban on nut 'poisons' is planned by minister", New York Times 1972 "Woman's Museum is Devoted to Nuts".

Nymphaea - 2 clippings

Nyssa - 6 items

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