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United States Exploring Expedition


Drawing of orchid by A.J. Agate

Other U. S. Ex. Ex. Materials in our collections:

Letters to Asa Gray that relate to the U.S. Exploring Expedition are filed in the Historic Letters Collection. A list of correspondents follows. Click on their names to access scans of their letters done by the Harvard Open Collections Program.

Francis Boott

William Dunlop Brackenridge

James Dwight Dana

Mahlon Dickinson

Charles Pickering

John Torrey

Joseph Drayton

George F. Lewis

James A. Pearce

Frederick D. Stuart

William Sullivant

An agreement signed by Asa Gray and Charles Wilkes with notes on proposed format of the Botany Volume of the expedition can be found in the Papers of Asa Gray.

Drawings of the Mosses and the Hepatics of the expedition can be found in the collections of the Farlow Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany. Contact archivist for more information.

Collection Note, Provenence, and Scope & Content Notes.

Container List

United States Exploring Expedition Web Resources

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