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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Histoire Naturelle, Botanique

 Item — Ledger 1: [Barcode: X031660922]
Identifier: MSS 16291
Scope and Contents Botanical manuscript from Paris (circa 1810-1830; 0.25 cubic feet). Bound manuscript on paper, folio (375 × 290 mm), 31 leaves, comprising title in blue and gold, 15 botanical watercolours and 15 leaves of calligraphic manuscript explanations within blue and gold ruled borders, all on heavy wove paper, tissue guards (these sometimes torn), all mounted on original guards. Contemporary red quarter morocco, red cloth sides, the upper cover with the monogramme MR, the lower cover with device of...
Dates: 1810 - 1830

Bessie M. Rhoades botany workbook and notebooks

 Collection — Box MSS 16776: [Barcode: X031579442]
Identifier: MSS 16776
Content Description This collection contains six handwritten notebooks and a workbook outlining botanic observations of Bessie M. Rhoades, an orphan at the Bethany Orphanage in Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania. The collection highlights the study of science by a female student at the turn of the twentieth century.It is a personal archive detailing life inside an American orphanage during a pivotal moment in the history of child advocacy.The education provided by an orphanage could give students academic opportunities...
Dates: 1903-1904

Louisa Wooten botany and zoology notebook

 Collection — Box BW 53, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16781
Content Description This collection contains one handwritten notebook from an English female student learning about botany and zoology in 1857. The notebook includes sixty-eight pages of notes and essays on plant and animal biology. The notebook cover has the handwritten signature of the original owner, Louisa Wootten (possibly Woodson or Woodrow).It is unusual for a female student to study botany and zoology in 1857 so this notebook is remarkable in that regard.The cover also notes an...
Dates: 1857