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

Series Descriptions


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Below is a listing of the The Archives of Rudolph and Leopold Blaschka and the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants. Click on a link to access specific sections of the finding aid. These will provide you with biographical information, collection scope, size, and material types.

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Series I. Blaschka Correspondence

Series II. Blaschka Drawings & Paintings

Series III. Blaschka Ephemera and Artifacts
Sub-Series I. Newspapers
Sub-Series II. Books
Sub-Series III. Vestments
Sub-Series IV. Mollusk Collection
Sub-Series V. Tools and Workshop Items
Sub-Series VI. Cullet & Other Glass
Sub-Series VII. Glass Dyes & Solvents
Sub-Series VIII. Original Boxes and Mailing Materials
Series IV. Biographical Information
Sub-Series I. Leopold & Rudolph Blaschka
Sub Series II. Mary Lee Ware
Sub Series III. George Lincoln Goodale
Series V. Ware Collection of Glass Models of Plants
Sub-Series I. History & Acquisition of Collection
Sub-Series II. Models & Labels
Sub-Series III. Tour Materials
Sub-Series IV. Events & Exhibits
Sub-Series V. Manuscripts & Notes for Ware Collection Publications
Sub-Series VI. Merchandise
Sub-Series VII. Artifacts
Sub-Series VIII. Photographic Images
Series VI. Other Blaschka Models
Sub-Series I Inside Harvard - Marine Invertebrates Materials
See also Series III, Sub-Series V-Mollusk Collection
Sub-Series II Outside Harvard
Series VII. Harvard University Botanical Museum
Sub-Series I. Staffing and appointments [some files closed]
Sub-Series II. Renovations, Floor Plans, & Conservation
Sub-Series III. Correspondence (Individuals)
Sub-Series IV. Correspondence (Museum)
Sub-Series V. Public Relations
See also Series V, Sub-Series III-Tour Materials
Sub-Series VI. Professional Outreach
Sub-Series VII. Dealings with other Harvard Institutions [files closed]

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

Series IX. Loan and Use of Collections [files closed]
Sub-Series I. Loan of Materials [files closed]
Sub-Series II. Photo & Reproduction requests
Sub-Series III. Corning Museum of Glass

Series X. Ownership and Copyright [files closed]

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