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The Archives of Rudolph and Leopold Blaschka
and the
Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants

 

Series VIII. Publications Referencing Leopold & Rodolph Blaschka and Glass Flower Exhibit

Publications 1970-75

1970 [January]
"American Association for the Advancement of Science Exhibit"
Biomedical News
Location: Publications, Oversized box 1
Photographs of Odontoglossum grande (Lindley).

1970 [February]
Kaltenbach, Faith
"The Glass Flowers, A Unique and Beautiful Plant Collection"
Horticulture
Location: Publications, box 1
Photographs of Louis Bierweiler, and Rudolf Blashka.

1970
Davis, William A.
"Harvard's Glass Flowers- How They Came About"
Annual Bulletin of the Paperweight Collectors Association
Location: Publications, box 1
Photographs of Leopold Blashka, Rudolf Blashka, Dr. Charles Ware, Elizabeth C. Ware, Louis Bierweiler. Also images of glass nosegay, and 4 unidentified specimens (these include Echinocerus englmanii, Aspergillus herbariorum, Nymphea odorata).

1970
Sutton, S. B.
Charles Sprague Sargent and the Arnold Arboretum
Location: Botany Arnold - QK31.S15 S9

1971 [11 July ]
Sinha, Ajai
"The Harvard Glass Flowers"
Illustrated Weekly of India
Location: Publications, Oversized box 1
Photographs of glass pigeon grass, rhododendron, cactus, golden pippin apple, and baby orchid.

1971 [January]
de Sabat Pebet, Matilde G.
"El Museo de las Flores"
El Dia
Location: Publications, Oversized box 1
Photographs of outside of Botanical Museum and specimens Echinocerus englmanii, Aspergillus herbariorum, Nymphea odorata, Lopezia coronata (with bee), and Camelia sinensis (mounted on herbarium sheet).

1972 [13 January]
Blackwell, Anne
"From the Greenhouse: A Visit to the Glass Flowers"
Ridgefield Press
Location: Publications, Oversized box 1
Images of glass chicory and cowslip.

1972 [February/April]
Ware, Mary Lee
"Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka - Glass Gardeners"
Glass Club Bulletin
Location: Publications, box 1
Photographs of Kalmia latifolia, Oxalis valdiviensis (with bee), Paphiopedilum insigne, Centaurea cyanus (with moth), and Rudolph Blashka (1936).

1972 [5 April]
"Booms Break Glass Flowers"
My Weekly Reader [Children's Newspaper]
Location: Publications, Oversized box 1
Photographs of unnamed specimens.

1972
"Harvard Glass Flowers"
Packaging Progress
Location: Publications, Oversized box 1
Photographs of Lopezia (with wasp), Pigeon Grass, Colombine, Marsh Marigold, Cactus, Common Chicory, Rhododendron, Sundew. Plus many unidentified cover images.

1972 [9 June]
"Harvard's Hundred Years of Botany"
Nature
Location: Publications, box 1
Photograph of Oaxalis valdiviensis with Halictus calceatus.

1972 [17 August]
"The Tourists: Why Do They Come Here and What Do They Do?"
Cambridge Chronicle
Location: Publications, Oversized box 1
Photograph of the glass flower display cases.

1972 [5 April]
"Glass Flowers"
Teacher's Edition of My Weekly Reader [Children's Newspaper]
Location: Publications, Oversized box 1
Photograph of display cases in museum.

1972 [22 September]
Photo with Caption only
Harvard University Gazette
Location: Publications, box 1
Photograph of children's letters on the glass flowers.

1973 [5 December]
"Tyler [Arboretum] to Hear of Harvard Glass Flowers"
County Leader
Location: Publications, box 1
Photograph of unidentified specimen.

1974 [November]
Hall, Elizabeth and Max Hall
"The Glass Menagerie"
Harvard Magazine
Location: Publications, box 1
Photographs of echinoderms, coelenterates, annelids, and mollusks. No flower images.

1975 [February]
Gong, Elizabeth
"Fragile Flowers"
Flower and Garden
Location: Publications, box 1

1975 [30 June]
Guide to Harvard Museums
Harvard University
Location: Publications, box 1

1975 [9 December]
Rist, Susan
"Glass Flowers in Bloom at Harvard Museum"
Christian Science Monitor
Location: Publications, Oversized box 1
Photograph of Browallia viscosa and William Davis looking at glass flower display cases.
Publications 1976-79

1976
Reed, Christopher
"A Delicate Journey for a Garden in Glass"
Harvard Today, President's Report Issue
Location: Publications, Oversized box 1
Photograph of water lily and of William Davis and Richard Evans Schultes in the display area.

1976
"Weed Science- New Weapons for Farmers"
Cyanamid International Newsletter
Location: Publications, box 1
Photograph of Carmelia sinensis mounted on herbarium sheet.

1976 [March]
Reed, Christopher
A Garden in Glass
Harvard Magazine
Location: Publications, box 1
Photographs of William Davis and Richard Evans Schultes in the display area, Leopold Blaska and Rudolf Blashka. Photographs of Acer rubrum, Kalmia latifolia, and Stigmaphyllon ciliatum all mounted on herbarium sheets. Also photographs of Setaria lutescens, Centaurea cyanus (with moth), Campsis radicans, and Malus pumila.

1976 [1 March]
Gormley, Robert
"Glass Flowers to Show in New York"
Harvard Crimson
Location: Publications, box 1
Photograph of the display cabinets.

1976 [5 March]
"Shipping Flowers? No Sweat, Unless They're Glass."
Harvard University Gazette
Location: Publications, Oversized box 1
Photographs of William Davis and Laurence Doherty transporting specimens in hearses and planes.

1976 [8 March]
McFadden, Robert
"Blaschka Plants Blend Science and Artistry"
New York Times
Location: Publications, Oversized box 1
Photographs of pitch pine, glory bush, pipewort, and strawberry.

1976 [10 March]
"Glass Flowers from Harvard"
Exhibition Announcement, Steuben Glass
Location: Publications, box 1
Photograph of Rhododendron.

1976 [5 June]
La Brecque, Richard T.
"Harvard's Glass Flowers- Cool Petalsthat Delight Forever"
Patriot Ledger
Location: Publications, Oversized box 1
Photographs of William Davis and Richard Evans Schultes in the display area.

1976 [1 January]
Lindsay, Martin
"The Flowers that Never Fade"
Country Life
Location: Publications, Oversized box 1
Photographs of bouquet, red maple, northern panicum grass, Kalmia latifolia, Catalpa bignonioides, Houstonia caerulea, Leopold Blashka, and Rudolf Blashka.

1977
Lamb, Elizabeth Searle
"Viewing Harvard's Glass Flowers" [poem]
Cicada
Location: Publications, box 1

1977 [6 May]
Scheffel, John C.
"Four Museums Will Charge Admission"
Harvard Crimson
Location: Publications, Oversized box 2

1977 [June]
Manning, Malcolm
"The Ware Collection of Glass Flowers at the Fogg Museum in Cambridge" [poem] Location: Publications, box 1

1977 [July]
Cover Illustration
Comprehensive Therapy [Journal for Continuing Medical Education]
Location: Publications, box 1
Unlabeled specimen on cover.

1978
Langton, Jane
The Memorial Hall Murder
Location: Publications, box 1

1978 [30 October]
Kessler, Catharine, G., and Henry D. Russel
"Leopold and Rudolph Blashka's Nudibranch Glass Models"
The Nautilus
Location: Publications, box 1
Photographs of Glaucus longicirrhus, Bornella arborescens, Facelina coronata, and Miamira nobilis.

1978 [23 February]
Powers, Barbara Lillard
"Everblooming for the Past 88 years- No Matter What the Weather, These Flowers are Blooming and These Fruits Ready to Eat"
Cambridge Chronicle
Location: Publications, Oversized box 2
Photographs of barberry (with bee), mountain laurel, water lily, strawberry, and mold.

1979 [14 January]
Reynolds, Bill
"Glass Flowers are Harvard Highlight"
Providence Journal
Location: Publications, Oversized box 2

1979 [December]
Fields, Lisa
"A Reverence for Glass"
Horticulture Magazine
Location: Publications, box 1
Photographs of Leopold and Rudolph Blashka, and strawberry, Syzygium jambos, Codiaeum varigatum.

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