Expeditions & Exploration

The botanical expeditions of Harvard botanists represented in the Archives date from 1818 to 1980. The collections include plant lists, field notes, maps, illustrations, photographs, and realia.

1817-1818
Voyage of Frigate Congress to Buenos Aires and other South American ports
William Baldwin papers

1819
Maj. Stephen H. Long expedition to Rocky Mountains
William Baldwin Papers

1827-1829
Mexican Boundary Commission (Comisi'on de L'imites under Mier y Ter'an)
Jean Louis Berlandier PapersCamera Emoji

1838-1842
Wilkes Expedition (U.S. Exploring Expedition)
Asa Gray Correspondence FilesCamera Emoji
Records of the United States Exploring ExpeditionCamera Emoji
Digital CollectionCamera Emoji

1850-1854
U.S. Boundary Commission (surveyed boundary with Mexico)
George Thurber and William Munro Gramineae Papers

1852-1854
U.S. Japan Expedition
Asa Gray Correspondence FilesCamera Emoji
Drawings for the United States Naval Expedition to Japan and United States North Pacific Exploring ExpeditionCamera Emoji
Charles Wright PapersCamera Emoji

1853-1856
U.S. North Pacific Exploring Expedition
Asa Gray Correspondence FilesCamera Emoji
Drawings for the United States Naval Expedition to Japan and United States North Pacific Exploring ExpeditionCamera Emoji
Charles Wright PapersCamera Emoji

1853-1856
August Fendler's Venezuela Exploration
Asa Gray Correspondence FilesCamera Emoji
Plant List CollectionsCamera Emoji
William Starling Sullivant Papers

1860-1864
California State Geological Survey
William Henry Brewer California Geological Survey PapersCamera Emoji
Henry Nicholas Bolander California Geological Survey field notesCamera Emoji

1867-1869
Clarence King Expedition / Geological Survey of the 40th Parallel
Sereno Watson PapersCamera Emoji

1871
U.S. Commission to Santo Domingo
Charles Wright PapersCamera Emoji

1878-1910
Edward Palmer Expeditions
Edward Palmer Plant ListsCamera Emoji
Plant List CollectionsCamera Emoji
Digital CollectionCamera Emoji

1900-1927
Gaspe Exploration
James Franklin Collins PapersCamera Emoji
Carroll William Dodge PapersCamera Emoji
Merritt Lyndon Fernald PapersCamera Emoji

1905-1906
South American Voyage
William Gilson Farlow PapersCamera Emoji
Roland Thaxter PapersCamera Emoji

1925-1935
Costa Rica and Panama Collecting Trips
Carroll William Dodge PapersCamera Emoji

1931
Forbes Expedition (survey of northern Labrador)
Alexander Forbes Labrador Survey Photographs

1936-1937
Second Archibold New Guinea Expedition
Leonard John Brass Papers

1943
Operation Tabarin, Antarctic Expedition
Ivan Mackenzie Lamb Papers

1950s Amazon Exploration
Richard Evans Schultes PapersCamera Emoji

1953
Fourth Archbold New Guinea Expedition
Leonard John Brass Papers

1980
Sino-American Botanical Expedition to Western Hubei Province, People's Republic of China
Field data of the Sino-American Botanical ExpeditionCamera Emoji

 

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