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SEMI-HISTORIC LETTERS - B

 

Last Name First Name Dates Amount Notes See Also Birth and Death Dates
Babcock D. M. , Mrs. 1927 1 letter to Mrs. Babcock re: her gift of Wm. W. Merrill's (her father) herbarium

Babcock Ernest Brown 1915-1947 (in 2 folders) 82 Folder 1: 46 letters, 1928-1947
Folder 2: 36 letters, 1915-1927

1877-1954
Bachelot de la Pylaie Auguste Jean Marie

See inventory in Archives Guide Historic Letters file and Personal Papers inventory 1786-1856
Bacon Anne Elizabeth 1898-1916 12

1857-
Baehni Charles 1945-1963 52 See Hochreutiner, Benedict Pierre (1873-1959) SH 2, Folder 2
1906-1964
Baenitz Carl Gabriel 1909-1911 3

1837-1913
Bailey Edward Munroe 1907 1

1879-
Bailey Ethel Zoe

See: Bailey, Liberty Hyde (1858-1954), SH 1; Folders 2-7
1889
Bailey Frederick Manson 1895 and 1912 2

1827-1915
Bailey Irving Widmer 1955-68 18 items Contact Reference Librarian for information about items included Personal Papers and I. W. Bailey inventory in Archives Guide 1884-1967
Bailey Liberty Hyde 1914-1948 480 Please contact Reference Librarian for more specific information Gray Herbarium Archives; Historic Letters database; L.H. Bailey, Walter Deane, Thomas Morong inventories in Archives Guide 1858-1954
Bailey S. Waldo 1924-1930 3


Bailey William Whitman 1893-1913 96
papers located in Gray Herbarium Archives; Historical Letters database; W.W. Bailey, Walter Deane, Sereno Watson inventories in Archives Guide 1843-1914
Baillon Henri Ernest 1894 1
Historic Letters database 1827-1895
Bain Samuel McCutchen 1893-1895 5

1896-1919
Baird Viola (n'ee Brainerd) 1933 1


Baker A. Latham 191-1932 3 includes 1 drawing

Baker Charles Henry 1918, 1921 2

1848-
Baker Grace Bigelow 1902-1904 5

-1912
Baker Jessie Beal 1926 1 letter regards her father, William James Beal

Baker John Gilbert 1880-1895 5
Historic Letters database 1834-1920
Baker Marcus 1901 1

1849-1903
Baker Milo Samuel 1907-1957 17 includes 2 plant lists
1868-1961
Baker Richard Thomas 1903-1911 3

1854-1941
Balch Francis N. 1924-1925 3 includes 1 letter (1924) by Rodney True

Baldaccu Antonio 1896 1 postcard
1867-1950
Baldwin Hannah M.


William Baldwin inventory in Archives Guide
Balwin William


papers located in Gray Herbarium Archives; William Baldwin inventory in Archives Guide 1779-1819
Balfour Issac Bayley, Sir 1887-1921 6
Historic Letters database 1853-1922
Ball Carleton Roy 1897-1953 106 includes 2 plant lists
1873-1958
Ballard S.J. 1905-1921 6


Ballou Howard M.
111 includes labels from Joseph Francis Rock's collection; 4 clippings; 1 price list of Bishop Museum publications
1866-
Ballou Sidney M. 1895 1

1870-1929
Bang M.

Plants of Bolivia Archives Guide I, Plant List Box ii, tables of contents pg. 2
Barber Charles Alfred 1893 1

1860-1933
Barber Marshall Albert 1898-1923 21

1868-1953
Barbey William 1904-1918 5 includes death notice of William Barbey and Mrs. William Barbey (Caroline Boissier) Historic Letters database; Autran, Eugene 1842-1914
Barbour Thomas 1912-1945 52 includes clipping of review of book by Barbour with photo (1844); 1 letter (13 May 1942) moved from library, 7/84
1884-1946
Barker Michael 1895-1896 2


Barnes Charles Reid


Historic Letters database; Walter Deane inventory in Archives Guide 1858-1910
Barnes Kate L.


Historic Letters database; George Edward Davenport inventory in Archives Guide
Barnhart John Hendley 1896-1946 80

1871-1949
Barratt Joseph


Charles Alfred Weatherby inventory in Archives Guide 1796-1882
Barrell Joseph 1911-1915 10

1869-1919
Barrett Otis Warren 1905 1

1872-
Barrett R.L 1904 2


Barrows John R. 1900 2

1864-
Barry Phillips


Vincent, Edith M. 1880-1937
Bartlett David


Young, Evangeline W. 1828-1912
Bartlett George Henry 1904-1930 8

1856-1935
Bartlett H.F. 1922 2


Bartlett Harley Harris 1904-1952 176 includes 3 plant lists; copy of application of Charles Piper Smith to National Research Council; memo for Committee on Scientific Othography; 1 letter by H. Monsley; 2 agreements regarding work at Gray Herbarium Historic Letters database 1886-1960
Bartram Edwin Bunting 1909-1948 87

1878-1964
Batalin Alexander Feodorowicz 1892-1896 8

1847-1896
Batchelder Charles Foster 1909-1957 12 includes 1925 letter with obiturary information for Timothy Otis Fuller; correspondence (1955-1957) with son, Charles F. Batchelder
1856-1954
Bates John Mallery, Rev. 1918-1927 5
Arthur Stanley Pease inventory in Archives Guide 1846-1930
Baxter Milton Stephen 1895-1933 7

1856-1938
Bay Jens Christian Ballien 1900-1908 7

1871-1962
Beadle Chauncey Delos 1896-1936 42

1866-
Beal William James 1891-1921 33 includes plant list Historic Letters database; Baker, Jessie Beal 1833-1924
Beaman John Homer


Rollins, Reed Clark 1929-
Beattie Rolla Kent 1903-1948 15

1875-
Beauvard Gustave 1905-1926 11 includes plant list Huguenin, Mathilde 1867-1942
Bebb Arthur E. 1900, 1902 2


Bebb Michael Schuck


Henry Griswold Jesup, Thomas Morong, Walter Deane inventories in Archives Guide; Historic Letters database 1833-1895
Beccari Odoardo 1905-1910, 1920 3 includes death notice
1843-1920
Bechtel Albert Reiff 1924 1

1882-
Beck Lewis Caleb


Thaddeus William Harris inventory in Archives Guide; Historic Letters database 1798-1853
Becker Wilhelm 1907-1929 15 includes 1 letter (1929) by wife, Marie Becker
1874-1928
Beguinot Augusto 1915-1933 6

1875-1940
Beijerinck Martinus Willem

includes circular for scientific works from Martinus Nijhoff
1951-1931
Belhatte C. 1904-1919 49 all letters on behalf of Roland Napoleon Bonaparte

Bell Albert Thomas


Bessey, Charles Edwin 1866-1919
Bemis Earl Willson 1924-1939 102 includes 6 plant lists; 2 press releases; 2 drafts for press releases regarding gifts to Harvard; 2 letters about will; biography materials Historic Letters database 1866-1939
Benedict Helen 1921-1922 2


Benke Hermann Conrad


Standley, Paul Carpenter 1869-1946
Benner Winthrop E. 1927 2


Bennett Arthur


Thomas Morong inventory in Archives Guide; Historic Letters database 1843-1929
Bent Allen H. 1908-1912 5

1867-1926
Bent Arthur E. 1922-1938 3


Bentley Lloyd C. 1927-1928 3


Bergdolt Ernst F.


Botanischen Institut der Universitat, Munich 1902-
Bergen Joseph Young 1893-1915 9 includes reprint of biographical article from Botanical Gazette
1851-1917
Berger Alwin 1924-1929 5

1871-1931
Bergstedt J.A. 1906 3


Berlandier Jean Louis


papers located in Gray Herbarium Archives; Jean Louis Berlandier inventory in Archives Guide 1805(?)-1851
Berry Edward Wilber 1895-1940 13

1875-1945
Berry Samuel Stillman 1919, 1926 3

1887-
Bessey Charles Edwin 1985-1915 41 includes review by Bessey of 7th edition of Gray's Manual; advertisement; 1898 letter by Albert Thomas Bell Historic Letters database 1845-1915
Bessey Ernst Athearn 1911-1952 19
Uphof, Johannes Cornelis Theodorus 1877-1957
Best George Newton 1889-1902 11
Historic Letters database 1846-1926
Bethel Ellsworth 1908-1917 4

1863-1925
Bicknell Eugene Pintard 1894-1924 43 includes wedding announcement
1859-1925
Bigelow Henry B. 1916-1917 2

1879-1967
Bigelow Jacob


papers located in Gray Herbarium Archives; Jacob Bigelow inventory in Archives Guide; Historic Letters database 1786-1879
Bigelow Robert Payne 1897-1928 9

1863-
Bigelow William Sturgis 1913-1922 23 includes 1 clipping about abnormal rose
1850-1926
Bijouwer Jan Tijs Pieter


Byhouwer, Jan Tijs Pieter
Billings Frederick Horatio 1901-1904 4

1869-
Billington Cecil 1931-1949 52 includes obituary notice of Oscar E. Fischer (1946)
1876-1950
Bingham Caroline P. (n'ee Lord)


Thomas Morong inventory in Archives Guide; Historic Letters database
Bishop James Nathaniel 1896-1905 40
Historic Letters database 1851-1906
Bissell Charles Humphrey 1895-1921 90

1857-1925
Black George Alexander 1947-1952 3 1952 letter includes brief biographical sketch of Black
1916-1957
Black John McConnell 1927-1932 16

1855-1951
Blake J. Henry 1902 1


Blake Ralph S. 1914 3


Blake Sidney Fay 1910-1962 460 includes 14 letters to, by, or about Doris H. Blake; 1 snapshot, obituaries, notes, poems; 3 plant list; 5 lists of additions to "Card Catalog"; 2 lists of descriptions of Compositae; wedding announcement; 2 drawings Fernald, Merritt Lyndon; Benjamin Lincoln Robinson inventory in Archives Guide 1892-1959
Blake W.R. 1915 3


Blake William P. 1903 3

1826-1910
Blakeslee Albert Francis 1908-1950 20

1874-1954
Blanding E.M. 1899 1


Blankinship Joseph William 1895-1917 27

1862-1938
Blaschka Rudolph


Historic Letters database; Walter Deane inventory in Archives Guide 1857-1939
Blatchford M.E. 1895-1907 16


Bliss Lucy B. 1911 1


Block Rudolph 1927-1928 5


Blomquist Hugo Leander 1922-1957 43

1888-1964
Bloomer Hiram G.


William Henry Brewer inventory in Archives Guide 1821-1874
Boardman Louisa (Louise) 1919-1927 8


Bocher Tyge Wittrock


Nannfeldt, John Axel 1909-
Boissier Caroline


Barbey, William -1836
Biovin (Joseph Robert) Bernard


Charles Alfred Weatherby inventory in Archives Guide
Bolander Henry Nicholas


papers located in Gray Herbarium Archives; Historic Letters database; H.N. Bolander, William Henry Brewer inventory in Archives Guide 1831-1897
Bolus Harry 1904 2

1834-1911
Bolus L., Mrs. 1928, 1930 2


Bomhard Miriam Lucile 1937-1952 17

1898-1952
Bonaparte Roland Napoleon


Belhatte, C.; Heuvrard, Henri 1858-1924
Bonar Lee 1951, 1954 2

1891-
Boott Francis


papers located in Gray Herbarium Archives; Historic Letters database; F. Boott, Wilkes Expedition inventory in Archives Guide 1792-1863
Boott Kirk 1920 1


Boott William

for autograph, see Gray Manual, Ed. 2, 1856, c.3 Thomas Morong, artifacts in Archives Guide; Historic Letters database 1805-1887
Bornmuller Joseph Friedrich Nicolaus 1930-1938 10 includes 1 plant list
1862-
Borodin Dimitry N. 1934 1


Borsh William and Sons 1929 2


Borza Alexandru 1927-1941 7

1887-1971
Boss Nich G.


Thaddeus William Harris inventory in Archives Guide
Botteri M.

Plants of Mexico Archives Guide I, Plant List box II, tables of contents pg. 2 1808-1877
Bowman Isaiah 1911-1942 36

1878-1950
Bowman Paul William 1927-1931 6 includes 1 plant list
1897-
Boyd Louise Arner 1932-1937 10

1887-1970
Boyd Lucy 1934 2


Boyer Zetta F. 1931-1935 6


Boykin Samuel


Stephen Elliott inventory in Archives Guide 1786-1848
Brace John Pierce


Historic Letters database; Charles Alfred Weatherby inventory in Archives Guide 1793-1872
Bracelin Nina Floy 1930-1946 114 includes 4 plant lists Ynes Enriquetta Julietta Mexia inventory in Archives Guide
Brackenridge William Dunlop


Wilkes Expedition inventory in Archives Guide; Historic Letters database 1810-1893
Bradley Cornelius Beach 1928 4

1843-1936
Bradley Lucy M. 1907 1


Bradshaw M.F. 1902-1913 4


Bragg Laura Mary 1913-1917 6

1881-
Brainerd Ezra 1903 1 includes list of Thomas Wentworth Higginson's finds in Vermont, 1844 Baird, Viola (nee Brainerd); Walter Deane and George G. Kennedy inventories, Plants Lists Box I in Archives Guide; Historic Letters database 1844-1924
Brainerd Viola


Baird, Viola (nee Brainerd)
Brand August 1904-1930 26

1863-1930
Brandegee Townshend Stith


George Edward Davenport inventory in Archives Guide
Brass Leonard John 1953 1 includes photo and obituary papers located in Gray Herbarium Archives; Leonard John Brass inventory in Archives Guide 1900-1971
Braun Emma Lucy 1928-1964 70 includes 2 plant lists; information about Joseph C. Frank; biographical sketch
1889-
Braun-Blanquet Josias 1922-1929 6

1884-1980
Bravo-Hollis Helia 1936 1

1903-
Bray William L. 1895-1931 40
Historic Letters database 1865-1953
Breitung August J. 1952-1956 15 includes 1 plant list
1913-
Brenckle Jacob Frederic 1937-1947 15

1875-
Brewer William Henry


papers located in Gray Herbarium Archives; Historic Letters database; W.H. Brewer, Henry Nicholas Bolander inventories in Archives Guide 1828-1910
Brierley William Broadhurst 1934, 1937 2

1889-1963
Brigham Charles Brooks 1898 1

1845-1903
Brigham Harry C. 1908-1923 9


Brigham William Tufts


Horace Mann inventory in Archives Guide; Historic Letters database 1841-1926
Brinkman Alfred Henry 1922-1944 9 includes 1924 letter by Edward Blanchard Chamberlain with hand-drawn map of Alberta
1873-1945
Briquet Esther 1930 1


Briquet John Issac


Sprague, Thomas Archibald; Historic Letters database 1870-1931
Bristol Bennet Beri 1904 2

1868-
Bristol Gertrude Rexford 1915 2

1871-1930
Bristol Henry M. 1926 2


Brittain John 1901 1 postcard
1849-
Britton Elizabeth Gertrude (nee Knight)


James Franklin Collins, George Edward Davenport, George G. Kennedy, Thomas Morong inventories in Archives Guide; Historic Letters database
Britton Nathaniel Lord 1919-1933 294 includes 1 plant list Historic Letters database; Thomas Morong inventory in Archives Guide 1859-1934
Britton Wilton Everett 1903-1910 6

1868-1939
Brizicky George Konstantine 1960, 1968 6 includes items pertaining to Harvard personnel records; biographical information; 1 record of specimens loaned by Yale to Gray Herbarium; handwritten note concerning death
1901-1968
Broadhurst, Jean Alice 1873-1954 1901-1909 6


Broadway Walter Elias 1896-1934 93 includes 3 sheets of notes; 11 plant lists; draft of introduction to "The Bromeliaceae of Trinidad and Tobago"
1863-1935
Brockhaus' F.A., Antiquarium 1891 1


Brown Addison 1899, 1911 2
Historic Letters database 1830-1913
Brown Demarchus C.


Indiana State Library
Brown Ella Louise


Horr, Ella Louise (nee Brown) 1889-1975
Brown Stewardson 1895-1919 13 includes 1898 letterby Whitmer Stone
1867-1921
Brues Charles Thomas 1910, 1922 2

1879-1955
Bruner William Edward 1925 2

1897-
Brunner J.


Caswell, A.B.
Bruton F.A. 1926-1929 20 included mimeographed sheet on Flora of Newfoundland, 1927
1860-1929
Bryan Kirk 1928-1938 13

1888-1950
Buchholz John Theodore 1923-1948 26 includes 1 tally of AAAS questionnaire on program (1940)
1888-1951
Buchtien Otto 1920-1935 18 includes 1 plant list

Buijsman Marten 1892-1907 6


Buitenzorg Java 1932 2
Danser, Benedictus Hubertus; Docters Van Leeuwen, Willam Marius; Thompson, W.P.; Treub, Melchior
Burgess Thornton Waldo 1927 1
Historic Letters database 1874-1965
Burnham Sue Mead 1894-1895 3


Burns Helen H.


Davis, Helen H. Burns
Burns Vincent G. 1916-1917 4 includes 1 plant list
1893-
Burr Freeman Foster 1912-1916 3

1877-
Burt Edward Angus 1897-1922 17

1859-1939
Burtt-Davy Joseph


Davy, Joseph Burtt
Buscalioni Luigi 1910-1928 5

1863-1954
Buser Robert 1894, 1906 2

1857-1931
Bush Benjamin Franklin 1902-1936 179 includes a list of seeds; 1 plant list Benjamin Lincoln Robinson inventory in Archives Guide 1858-1937
Bustos Marcial R. Espinosa 1927-1928 3

1874-1959
Butler George Dexter 1909-1910 2

1850-1910
Butler Lois


Payson, Lois (nee Butler)
Butters Frederic King 1910-1943 30 includes note on "Characteristics of Minnesota specimens of Lithospermum caroliniense--L. croceum" (1936) Youngken, Heber Wilkinson 1878-1945
Buttrick Ernest G. 1895-1925 11


Buysman Marten


Buijsman, Marten
Bygden L. 1906-1908 3

1844-
Byhouwer Jan Tijs Pieter 1927-1928 3

1898-1938
Byington Stephen T. 1894 1


Byrd R.E. 1932 1


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