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Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution records, 1903-1985

AZ 356


Collection Summary

Creator: Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution
Collection Name:Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution records,
Inclusive Dates: 1903-1985
Physical Description:4 linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains chiefly correspondence, along with reports, minutes of meetings, and financial records related to the establishment, development, and operation of the Desert Laboratory and Coastal Laboratory under directors Daniel T. MacDougal and Forrest Shreve.
Collection Number:AZ 356
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/

Historical Note

The Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution was established by Volney M. Spaulding and William A. Cannon at Tumamoc Hill, Tucson, Arizona, in 1903. It was sold to the U.S. Forest Service in 1940, and later to the University of Arizona in 1960. The purpose of the laboratory was to research the of adaptation of desert plants to their environment. The Laboratory was directed by D.T. MacDougal from 1906 to 1918, then by Forrest Shreve from 1929 to 1938.

By 1920, a related institution, the Coastal Laboratory was established in Carmel, California with MacDougal as director.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains chiefly correspondence, along with reports, minutes of meetings, and financial records related to the establishment, development, and operation of the Desert Laboratory and Coastal Laboratory under directors Daniel T. MacDougal and Forrest Shreve. Correspondents include Carnegie Institution officials, the Smithsonian Institution, laboratory staff members Godfrey Sykes and Herman A. Spoehr, Frederick S. Dellenbaugh, William Boyce Thompson, Andrew E. Douglass, and Mary Austin, as well as societies, herbariums, and universities around the world. Additional correspondence relates to equipment, scientific societies, plant exchanges and collecting, the University of Arizona, and personal material of both Shreve and MacDougal.


Organization

This collection is organized into seven series:
Series I: Carnegie Institution Officials Records and Correspondence, 1903-1938
Series II: Desert Laboratory Records and Correspondence, 1905-1937
Series III: Coastal Laboratory Correspondence, 1910-1938
Series IV: General Records and Correspondence, 1905-1938
Series V: D. T. MacDougal Personal Papers, 1908-1935
Series VI: Forrest Shreve Personal Papers, 1916-1937
Series VII: Desert Botanical Laboratory Plot Records, 1906-1985

Restrictions

Restrictions

None.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Related Material

A related collection of D. T. MacDougal Papers can be found at the Arizona Historical Society, MS0452.

Slides received with the collection were removed and cataloged separately.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Douglass, A. E. (Andrew Ellicott), 1867-1962 -- Correspondence
Austin, Mary Hunter, 1868-1934 -- Correspondence
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 -- Correspondence
MacDougal, Daniel Trembly, 1865-1958
Shreve, Forrest, 1878-1950
Spoehr, Herman Augustus, 1885-1954 -- Correspondence
Sykes, Godfrey, 1861-1948 -- Correspondence
Thompson, William Boyce, 1869-1930 -- Correspondence

Corporate Name(s)
Carnegie Institution of Washington
Carnegie Institution of Washington. Coastal Laboratory
Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution -- Archives
University of Arizona -- History

Geographic Name(s)
Sonoran Desert -- Research
Tumamoc Hill (Ariz.)

Subject(s)
Desert ecology -- Sonoran Desert
Botanical laboratories -- Arizona -- Tucson -- History -- Sources
Botanical laboratories -- California -- Carmel -- History -- Sources
Botanists -- Correspondence
Desert ecology -- Arizona
Desert plants -- Arizona
Desert plants -- Sonoran Desert
Plant ecologists -- Correspondence
Plant ecology -- Arizona

Genre Form(s)
Correspondence


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution records(AZ 356). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.


Container List

Series I: Carnegie Institution Officials Records and Correspondence, 1903-1938
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11 Reports. , 1905-1906, 1909
11 Minutes of Executive Meeting. , January 18, 1910
12-9 Correspondence: Woodward, R. S. (President). , 1905-1913
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21-2 Correspondence: Woodward, R. S. (President). , 1914-1916, 1920
23-8 Correspondence: Merriam, John C. (President). , ca. 1914, 1920-1937
29-11 Correspondence: MacDougal, D. T. and Shreve, Forrest. , 1913-1937
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31 Correspondence: Baker, Marcus (Assistant Secretary). , August 10, 1903-October 12, 1903
32-10 Correspondence: Gilbert, Walter M. (Assistant Secretary, Administrative Secretary). , 1905-1937
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41-6 Correspondence: Wirt, John L. (Bursar). , 1905-1917, 1920-1924
47 Correspondence: Wirt, John L. and Varela, E. A. (Bursar) , 1925-1937
48-9 Correspondence: Barnum, William (Chief Clerk, Editor, Division of Publications). , 1904-1916
410 Correspondence: Barnum, William and Bunker, Frank F. (Editors, Division of Publications). , 1920-1928
411 Correspondence: Bunker, Frank F. (Editor, Division of Publications). , 1929-1938
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51-3 Alcohol Reports and Orders. , 1915-1916, 1925-1937
54 Financial Statements, Notes, "Budget Items." , 1907-1930
55 Wage Accounts. , March 1928-December 1929
55 Petty Cash Account. , 1928-1929
56 Purchase Orders. , October 1927-December 1929
57 Correspondence and Records: Fifth Avenue Bank, New York. , 1910-1928
58 Correspondence: Southern Arizona Bank and Trust Co. , 1911-1936
59 Records: Southern Arizona Bank & Trust Co. , 1928-1936
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61-5 Correspondence: Rose, J. N. (Smithsonian Institution, Research Associate with the Carnegie Institution, 1912-1921, and Associate Curator, Division of Plants, U. S. National Museum, 1922-1928). , 1912-1928
Series II: Desert Laboratory Records and Correspondence, 1905-1937
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11 Correspondence: Laboratory construction, telephone, etc. , 1910-1931
12 Correspondence: Arizona State Land Commission, Taxes, Forest Service. , 1913-1934
13 Correspondence: Breitenbecher, J. K. (Staff). , 1910, 191520 1920-1925
13 Correspondence: Krieger, L. C. C. (Staff). , 1915
13 Correspondence: Leamon, William G. (Staff). , 1916
13 Correspondence: Waller, J. C. (Staff). , 1916, 1925
13 Correspondence: Minzey, J. H. (Staff). , 1927-1928
13 Correspondence: Kenny, Richard (Staff). , 1933
13 Correspondence: Hinckley, Arthur (Staff). , 1934
14 Correspondence: Bovee, B. R. (Staff). , 1914, 1920-1930
15 Correspondence: Cannon, W. A. (Staff). , 1905, 1915-1934
16 Correspondence: Fraps, Mason (Staff). , 1926-1936
17 Correspondence: Mallery, T. D. (Staff). , 1929-1936
18 Correspondence: Runyon, E. H. (Staff). , 1928-1937
19 Correspondence: Sinclair, J. G. (Staff). , 1913-1915
110 Correspondence: Spalding, V. M. and Spalding, Effie, S. , 1913-1932
111 Correspondence: Tower, W. L. (Staff). , 1912-1924
112 Correspondence: Turnage, William V. (Staff). , 1935-1937
113 Correspondence: Working, E. B. (Staff). , 1920-1937
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81-7 Correspondence: Sykes, Godfrey (Staff). ,
88 Correspondence: Sykes, Stanley, Gilbert and Glenton. , 1920-1936
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91-3 Correspondence: Strickland, J. C. (Office Secretary). , 1911-1915
94 Correspondence: Strickland, J. C., Huber, Rena, and Gillies, E. (Office Secretaries). , 1916-1920
95 Correspondence: Huber, Rena (Office Secretary). , 1921
96 Correspondence: Huber, Rena, Maguire, Mary, Mrs. Strickland (Office Secretaries). , 1922-1924
97-8 Correspondence: Bois, R. S. (Office Secretary). , 1925-1926
99 Correspondence: Keddington, Mrs. Iva and others (Office Secretaries). , 1927-1937
Series III: Coastal Laboratory Correspondence, 1910-1938
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101 Correspondence: Laboratory construction, land, etc. , 1912-1925
102-6 Correspondence: Pestell, W. A. (Office). , 1927-1937
107 Correspondence: Aucourt, Harry (Staff). , 1920-1929
108 Correspondence: Ballou, Fremont O. (Staff). , 1925-1933
109 Correspondence: Haasis, Ferdinand W. (Staff). , 1930-1935
1010 Correspondence: McGee, J. M. (Staff). , 1916-1924
1011 Correspondence: McLean, F. T. (Staff). , 1920-1928
1012 Correspondence: Tag, Tessie (Staff). , 1914-1915
1012 Correspondence: Dutra, J. (Staff). , 1916
1012 Correspondence: Cherry, C. W. (Staff). , 1920-1921
1012 Correspondence: Goold, C. O. (Staff). , 1920-1921
1012 Correspondence: Ridgway, J. L. (Staff). , 1921
1012 Correspondence: Newton, William (Staff). , 1924-1926
1012 Correspondence: Daugherty, L. (Staff). , 1924
1012 Correspondence: Mawdsley, P. (Staff). , 1925
1012 Correspondence: Wilbur, P. C. (Staff). , 1925-1928
1012 Correspondence: Young, W. G. (Staff). , 1925-1928
1012 Correspondence: Immink, D. H. , 1927-1929
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111 Correspondence: G. Stieglitz and A. Smith (University of Chicago) regarding H. A. Spoehr. , 1910
112-9 Correspondence: Spoehr, H. A. (Staff). , 1913-1938
Series IV: General Records and Correspondence, 1905-1938
Records and Correspondence of Other Institutions and Research Divisions, 1905-1937
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121 Correspondence: Clements, F. E., Alpine Laboratory, Manitou, Colorado. , 1913, 1920-1927
121 Correspondence: Lotfield, G., Alpine Laboratory, Manitou, Colorado. , 1921-1922
122 Correspondence: Kidder, A. V., Division of Historical Research, Andover, Massachusetts. , 1934-1935
122 Correspondence: Scott, Donald, Division of Historical Research, Andover, Massachusetts. , 1935-1936
123 Correspondence: Hall, Harvey M., Division of Plant Biology, Stanford University, California. , 1924-1931
124 Correspondence: Smith, James H.C., Division of Plant Biology, Stanford University, California. , 1924-1937
125 Correspondence: Harris, J. Arthur, Station for Experimental Evolution, Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, New York. , 1915-1923
125 Correspondence: Harris, J. Arthur, Department of Botany, University of Minnesota. , 1925-1930
126 Correspondence: Blakeslee, A. F., Station for Experimental Evolution, Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, New York. , 1923-1937
126 Correspondence: Davenport, Charles B., Station for Experimental Evolution, Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, New York. , 1920-1929
127 Correspondence: Chaney, Ralph W., Long, Frances and Keck, David D.
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131 Correspondence: U. S. Navy Department regarding Helium. , 1919-1923
132-5 Correspondence: Free, Edward E. , 1912-1934
136 Free, Edward E. Articles.
137 Correspondence: Cattell, J. McKeen (Editor, Science). , 1905-1928
138 Correspondence: Science Service. , 1920-1937
139 Science Service, Minutes of Meetings. , 1920-1930
1310 Science Service, Financial Statements. , 1922-1930
General Correspondence, 1907-1937
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141 Correspondence: Ashby, Eric, England. , 1930-1936
142 Correspondence: Ayer, Edward E. , 1921, 1923
143 Correspondence: Babcock, Ernest B., University of California Agricultural Experiment Station, Berkeley. , 1921-1923
143 Correspondence: Lesley, J. W., California. , 1921-1923
144 Correspondence: Bailey, L. H., Ithaca, New York. , 1924, 1936-1937
145 Correspondence: Bakke, A. L., Department of Botany, Iowa State College. , 1920-1937
146 Correspondence: Becking, L. B., Department of Botany, Stanford University. , 1920-1929
147 Correspondence: Bowman, Isiah, American Geographical Society. , 1921-1934
148 Correspondence: Britton, N. L., New York Botanical Garden. , 1910-1928
148 Correspondence: Howe, Marshall, New York Botanical Garden. , 1910-1928
149 Correspondence: Buxton, P. A., England. , 1921-1931
1410 Correspondence: Cahalane, Victor H., Cranbrook Institute of Science. , 1932-1934
1411 Correspondence: Carrel, Alexis, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. , 1927
1412 Correspondence: Castetter, E. F., Department of Botany, University of New Mexico. , 1931-1937
1413 Correspondence: Clarke, Beverly L., Food Research Institute, Stanford University. , 1924-1931
1414 Correspondence: Clowes, G. H. A., Eli Lilly and Co. , 1920-1928
1415 Correspondence: Cole, A. C., Jr., U. S. D. A., Bureau of Entomology. , 1932-1935
1416 Correspondence: Compton, R. H., National Botanic Gardens, Union of South Africa. , 1929-1932
1417 Correspondence: Conkin, E. G., Department of Biology, Princeton, University. , 1920-1925
1418 Correspondence: Cooper, William S., Department of Botany, University of Minnesota. , 1920-1936
1419 Correspondence: Coulter, John M., Department of Botany, University of Chicago. , 1907, 1920-1924, 1928-1929
1420 Correspondence: Coulter, Stanley, School of Science, Purdue University. , 1921-1925
1421 Correspondence: Coville, Frederick V., (U. S. D. A., Bureau of Plant Industry. , 1921, 1931-1936
1422 Correspondence: Czaja, A. T., Germany. , 1923-1924
1423 Correspondence: Dean, Eva (artist). , 1924-1934
1424 Correspondence: De Forest, H. W., New York Botanical Garden, Department of Botany, University of Southern California. , 1928-1937
1425 Correspondence: Dellenbaugh, F. S. , 1920-1930
1426 Correspondence: Dice, Lee R., Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan. , 1928-1937
1427 Correspondence: Duggar, B. M., Missouri Botanical Garden, Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin. , 1928-1937
1428 Correspondence: Emerson, Fred W., New Mexico Normal University. , 1931-1933
1429 Correspondence: Farrand, Max, Huntington Library, regarding the cactus garden. , 1929
1430 Correspondence: Fritsch, F. E., Department of Botany, University of London, England. , 1929-1932
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151 Correspondence: Gager, C. Stuart, Brooklyn Botanical Garden. , 1915-1929
152 Correspondence: Gustafson, F. G., Department of Botany, University of Michigan. , 1932-1937
153 Correspondence: Harding, John W., American correspondent for the London Daily Chronicle. , 1920-1929
154 Correspondence: Harper, R. A., Department of Botany, Columbia University, University of Alabama. , 1920-1930
155 Correspondence: Harshberger, John W., Botany Department, University of Pennsylvania. , 1920-1925
156 Correspondence: Hellmich, Walter, Zoologische Sammlung, Munchen, Germany. , 1932-1933
157 Correspondence: Herrera, Alphonse L., Direccion de Estudios Biologicos, Mexico. , 1920-1928
158 Correspondence: Hobbs, William H., Department of Geology, University of Michigan. , 1924-1925
159 Correspondence: Hornaday, William T, New York Zoological Society. , 1915-1929
1510 Correspondence: Humphrey, Robert R., Department of Botany, University of Minnesota. , 1930-1936
1511 Correspondence: Hunnington, Ellsworth, Yale University. , 1912-1935
1512 Correspondence: Johnson, Duncan S., Botanical Garden and Lab, Johns Hopkins University. , 1915-1937
1513 Correspondence: Jones, J. S., College of Engineering, University of Nevada. , 1914-1915
1514 Correspondence: Killian, C., Lab de Botanique, University d'Alger, Algeria. , 1930-1933
1515 Correspondence: Kinsey, Alfred C., Department of Zoology, Indiana University. , 1920, 1925
1516 Correspondence: Lee, Frederic L., New York Botanical Garden. , 1923-1929
1517-19 Correspondence: Livingston, Burton E., Lab of Plant Physiology, Johns Hopkins University. , 1910-1937
1520 Correspondence: Lloyd, Francis E., Department of Botany, McGill University, Montreal. , 1914-1932
1521 Correspondence: Long, Esmond R., University of Chicago, Henry Phipps Institute. , 1920-1935
1522 Correspondence: Lotsy, J. P., Holland. , 1922-1923
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161 Correspondence: McKee, Edwin, National Park Service. , 1929-1934
162 Correspondence: Magnes, Judah L., Hebrew University, Palestine. , 1931-1933
163 Correspondence: Mead, Pauline, Department of Botany, University of Chicago, National Park Service. , 1929-1931
164 Correspondence: Menninger, C. F., Menninger Clinic, Kansas. , 1932-1934
165 Correspondence: Merrill, Elmer D., Bureau of Science, Philippine Islands; New York Botanical Garden. , 1914-1930
166 Correspondence: Meyer, Bernard S., Department of Botany, Ohio State University. , 1928-1932
167 Correspondence: Moore, George T., Missouri Botanical Garden. , 1913-1934
168 Correspondence: More, Louis T., University of Cincinnati. , 1924-1925
169 Correspondence: National Research Council. , 1921-1932
1610-11 Correspondence: Overton, J. B., Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin. , 1925-1932
1612 Correspondence: Parish, S. B., San Bernardino, California. , 1913-1916
1613 Correspondence: Peirce, G. J., Department of Botany, Stanford University. , 1913-1932
1614 Correspondence: Richards, Herbert M., Department of Botany, Barnard College, Columbia University. , 1913-1929, 1937
1615 Correspondence: Schratz, E., Kaiser Wilhelm Institut fur Biologie, Berlin. , 1927-1934
1616 Correspondence: Schroter, Carl, Zurich, Switzerland. , 1914-1926
1617 Correspondence: Seifriz, William, Botanical Lab, University of Pennsylvania. , 1922-1937
1618 Correspondence: Setchell, William A., Department of Botany, University of California, Berkley. , 1913-1929
1619 Correspondence: Shull, George H., Department of Biology, Princeton University. , 1913-1926
1620 Correspondence: Skottsberg, Carl, University of Upsala, Sweden. , 1913, 1934-1935
1621 Correspondence: Small, J. K., New York Botanical Garden. , 1920-1936
1622 Correspondence: Smith, Gilbert, Department of Botany, Stanford University. , 1926-1929
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171 Correspondence: Snow, Laetitia M., Department of Botany, Wellesley College. , 1920-1934
172 Correspondence: Thompson, William Boyce, Superior, Arizona. , 1924-1925
173 Correspondence: Thompson, W. Gilman, New York. , 1921-1927
174 Correspondence: Ulehla, Vladimir and Moravek, Vladimir, Institute for Plant Physiology, Masaryk University, Czechoslovakia. , 1924-1928
175 Correspondence: Walter, Heinrich, Botanical Institute, Heidelberg and Stuttgart, Germany. , 1929-1936
176 Correspondence: Weaver, J. E., Department of Botany, University of Nebraska. , 1927-1935
177 Correspondence: Wilson, Edwin B., Department of Zoology, Columbia University, Department of Vital Statistics, Harvard University. , 1920-1926
178 Correspondence: Wright, John S., Eli Lilly and Co. , 1921-1928
179-11 Miscellaneous Correspondence. , 1907, 1912-1937
Includes letters about a shipment of tortoises, May 6-10, 1924 and a letter from George Sarton, December 22, 1929.
1712 Correspondence regarding soil analysis, temperature, moisture content, rain gauges, etc. , 1929-1937
1713 Correspondence: Invitations. , 1921-1935
1714 Correspondence: Carnegie Institution Exhibits. , 1923-1935
1715 Correspondence from visitors. , 1909-1937
Includes requests to visit the Laboratory, thank you notes, and information regarding the Desert Laboratory Tea, given by Dr. and Mrs. Shreve, April 3, 1929.
Guayule and Dendrograph Correspondence, 1912-1937
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181 Miscellaneous correspondence on Guayule. , 1913-1932
Includes letters to and from Cleveland Dodge, 1915 & 1920, and Russian professor N. Maximov in Leningrad.
182 Correspondence: Requests for Information on Guayule and rubber. , 1915-1913
183 Correspondence: Dendograph patent and advertising. , 1921-1924
184 Miscellaneous correspondence on the Dendrograph. , 1919-1932
185 Correspondence: Antes, Ernest American Geographical Society. , 1923-1927
186 Correspondence: Bailey, I. W., Bussey Institution, Harvard University. , 1919-1931
187 Correspondence: Craighead, F. C., Department of Argiculture, Ottawa,; U. S. D. A, Bureau of Entomology. , 1922-1926
188 Correspondence: Dixon, Henry, H., School of Botany, Trinity College, Dublin. , 1924-1929
189 Correspondence: Korstian, C. F., U. S. D. A., Forest Service. , 1920-1936
1810 Correspondence: McCallum, W. B., Rubber Exploration Co., California. , 1912-1928
1811 Correspondence: Pearson, G. A., U. S. D. A., Forest Service. , 1920-1936
1812 Correspondence: Pole-Evans, T. B., Division of Botany, Union of South Africa. , 1920-1922
Includes a letter from Prime Minister, Jan Smuts.
1813 Correspondence: Reed, H. S., Citrus Experiment Station, University of California, Riverside. , 1919-1932
1814 Correspondence: Streets, Mrs. R. B., Tucson, Arizona. , 1925-1927
1815 Correspondence: Sumner, F. B., Scripps Institution, University of California, La Jolla. , 1920-1933
1816 Correspondence: Von Schrenk, Herman, Consulting Timber Engineer, St. Louis. , 1913-1933
1817 Miscellaneous correspondence regarding McDougal's articles on the Dendograph and tree growth. , 1919-1930
Includes letter from Gifford Pinchot, July 29, 1921.
Correspondence Regarding Plant Exchanges and Collecting, 1912-1937
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191-3 Correspondence: Plant exchanges and collecting. , 1912-1937
194 Correspondence: Abrams, L. R., Dudley Herbarium, Stanford University. , 1925-1937
195 Correspondence: Clayton, Alan B., San Diego & El Centro, California. , 1933-1935
196 Correspondence: Eig, A., Hebrew University, Palestine. , 1931-1937
196 Correspondence: Epling, Carl, University of California, Los Angeles. , 1935-1937
197 Correspondence: Ferris, Roxana S., Dudley Herbarium, Stanford University. , 1934-1936
198 Correspondence: Gentry, Howard Scott, Sonora, Mexico and California. , 1934-1937
199 Correspondence: Graham, Edward H., Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh. , 1929-1936
1910 Correspondence: Hester, J. P. , 1930-1934
1911 Correspondence: Hoffman, Ralph, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. , 1928-1932
1912 Correspondence: Johnston, Ivan M., Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University. , 1934-1937
1913 Correspondence: Kerney, T. H., Peebles, R. H., Tidestrom, I., U. S. D. A., Bureau of Plant Industry. , 1928-1937
1914 Correspondence: Kraus, E. J., Department of Botany, University of Chicago. , 1929-1934
1915 Correspondence: Labordere, Marcel, Paris. , 1931-1932
1916 Correspondence: Manson, James W., Nogales, Arizona. , 1932-1935
1917 Correspondence: Miege, E., Rabat, Morocco. , 1930-1937
1918 Correspondence: Rethaller, Marcel, Baja California. , 1934-1937
1919 Correspondence: Standley, Paul C., Simms, S. C., Gregg, C. C., Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago. , 1931-1937
1920 Correspondence: Swingle, Walter, T., U. S. D. A., Bureau of Plant Industry. , 1925-1935
1921 Correspondence: Whitehead, Jack, Boyce Thompson Southwestern Arboretum. , 1933-1937
1922 Correspondence: Wiggins, Ira L., Dudley Herbarium, Stanford University. , 1932-1937
1923 Correspondence: Wynd, F. Lyle, Washington University, St. Louis. , 1936-1937
Correspondence With Scientific Societies, 1915-1937
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201-6 Correspondence: American Association for the Advancement of Science. , 1915-1937
Includes material on the AAAS Population Symposium, 1930.
207 Correspondence: Prentiss, Elliott C., American Association for the Advancement of Science. , 1920-1928
208 Correspondence: Botanical Society of America and American Society of Plant Physiologists. , 1920-1931
209-10 Correspondence: Ecological Society of America. , 1919-1937
Includes correspondence about its publication, Ecology, and articles submitted by MacDougal and others. Also correspondence with Barrington Moore, President.
2011 Correspondence: Cactus and Succulent Society of America. , 1930-1937
Includes correspondence about its journal and Shreve articles.
University of Arizona Correspondence, 1909-1937
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211 Correspondence: Anderson, Ernest, Department of Chemistry. , 1925-1927
212 Correspondence: Brown, J. G., Department of Botany, Department of Plant Pathology. , 1910-1935
213 Correspondence: Buehrer, T. F., Department of Chemistry, Agriculture Experiment Station. , 1928-1933
214 Correspondence: Crider, F. J., Department of Horticulture, Boyce Thompson Southwestern Arboretum. , 1922-1933
215 Correspondence: Doublass, Andrew, E., Steward Observatory. , 1920-1929
216 Correspondence: Forbes, Robert H., Agriculture Experiment Station. , 1909, 1919-1924
217 Correspondence: Kleinsmid, Rufus B. von, President, University of Arizona, President, University of Southern California. , 1916-1924
218 Correspondence: Lockwood, Franck, C., Acting President, University of Arizona, Dean, College of Letters, Arts & Sciences. , 1921-1930
219 Correspondence: Marvin, Cloyd H., President, University of Arizona. , 1923-1926
2110 Correspondence: Shantz, Homer L., Department of Botany, University of Illinois, President, University of Arizona. , 1927-1933
2111 Correspondence: Thornber, J. J., Agriculture Experiment Station. , 1913-1934
2112 Correspondence: Vinson, A. E., Agriculture Experiment Station. , 1913-1926
2113 Correspondence: Vorhies, Charles T., Agriculture Experiment Station. , 1922-1935
2114 Correspondence: Wilde, Arthur H., President, University of Arizona. , 1913-1914
2115 Miscellaneous correspondence regarding the University of Arizona Presidency. , 1914-1927
2116 Miscellaneous correspondence regarding various University of Arizona topics. , 1912-1937
Includes Tucson Chamber of Commerce letters regarding the Munk Library, departmental reorganization, a metal tower on the roof of the Mines Building, etc.
Correspondence Regarding Equipment and Supplies, 1906-1938
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221-2 Correspondence: Arthur H. Thomas Co., Philadelphia. , 1910-1935
223 Correspondence: Braun Corporation, Los Angeles. , 1910-1933
224 Correspondence: Braun-Knecht-Heimann Co., San Francisco. , 1920-1929
225 Correspondence: Central Scientific Co., Chicago. , 1920-1937
226 Correspondence: James W. Conway, Atlanta. , 1928
227 Correspondence: Fred S. Carver, New York City. , 1929-1931
228 Correspondence: Harris Laboratories, Tuckahoe, New York. , 1921
229 Correspondence: Fred C. Henson, Co., Pasadena, California. , 1928-1936
2210 Correspondence: Julien P. Friez & Sons, Baltimore, Maryland. , 1910-1938
2211 Correspondence: Standard Oil Company of California. , 1928, 1932
2212 Correspondence: Taylor Instrument Companies, Rochester, New York. , 1910-1930
2213 Correspondence: Linde Air Products Co., New York. , 1919-1921
2213 Correspondence: Arthur L. Day, Corning Glass Works. , May, 1920-August, 1920
2213 Correspondence: Bario Metal Corp., New York. , 1920-1921
2213 Correspondence: Special Chemicals Co., Highland Park, Illinois. , 1920-1921
2213 Correspondence: Standard Scientific Co., New York. , 1920-1921
2213 Correspondence: A. F. Wells Co., San Francisco. , 1920-1925
2213 Correspondence: Leeds & Northrup Co., Philadelphia. , 1920-1921, 1930, 1937
2214 Correspondence: Chicago Apparatus Co., Chicago. , 1925-1927
2214 Correspondence: Keuffel & Esser Co., Hoboken, New Jersey. , 1927-1936
2214 Correspondence: Ohio Chemical & manufacturing Co., Cleveland. , 1931-1932
2214 Correspondence: Scott Paper Co., Chester, Pennsylvania. , 1921-1936
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231-6 Miscellaneous correspondence regarding equipment. , 1906-1937
237 Miscellaneous correspondence regarding office supplies. , 1910-1935
238 Correspondence regarding slides and photographic materials. , 1912-1936
239 Correspondence regarding a motorcycle. , 1911
2310 Miscellaneous correspondence regarding automobiles. , 1910-1934
2311 Correspondence: Lord Motor Car Co., Los Angeles. , 1909-1914
2312 Miscellaneous correspondence regarding automobiles licenses and insurance. , 1915-1929
Requests, 1910-1937
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241 Requests for plants. , 1910-1937
242 Requests for seeds. , 1910-1937
243 Requests for plant identification. , 1921-1935
244 Requests for advice on plant selection. , 1920-1934
245 Requests for information regarding the Desert Laboratory. , 1913-1937
246 Requests for information regarding cactus. , 1913-1937
247 Requests for information regarding desert flora. , 1913-1937
248 Requests for information regarding the yucca fiber industry. , 1914-1937
249 Requests for information regarding plants in general. , 1913-1937
2410 Requests for information regarding trees. , 1914-1937
2411 Requests for information regarding sap flow in trees. , 1921-1929
2412 Requests for information regarding artificial cell. , 1922-1928
2413 Requests for information regarding equipment. , 1920-1937
2414 Requests for information regarding climatic conditions. , 1922-1937
2414 Requests for information regarding health problems. , 1921-1934
2414 Requests for information regarding E. L. Larkin and Cell Life. , 1922
2414 Requests for information regarding various people. , 1916-1932
2414 Requests for information regarding the Salton Sea. , 1920-1927
2414 Requests for information regarding solar radiation. , 1920-1936
2415 Requests for miscellaneous information. , 1913-1936
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251 Requests for advice and opinions regarding projects, publications, theories, study, etc. , 1913-1937
252 Requests for travel advice. , 1919-1937
Includes correspondence with Comte de Nouy, November 1926 and Nicholas Roosevelt, February 1930.
253 Requests for photographs, films, slides, etc. , 1910-1937
254 Requests for personal recommendations, references, and endorsements. , 1920-1932
255 Requests for information and recommendations concerning various publications. , 1914-1937
256 Miscellaneous requests. , 1921-1934
257-9 Requests for jobs. , 1913-1937
Includes a job request from Donald Culross Peattie, March 6, 1925.
2510 Requests for letters for introduction and recommendations. , 1912-1936
2511 Desert Laboratory requests to fill positions. , 1928-1931
Correspondence Regarding Publications, Books, etc., 1907-1938
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261 Correspondence: Requests for various and miscellaneous Carnegie Publications. , 1913-1937
262 Correspondence: Acknowledgments for Carnegie Publications. , 1920-1931
263 Correspondence: Publications requested by the Desert Laboratory. , 1913-1937
264 Correspondence: Publications ,
265 Correspondence: Book orders. , 1909-1938
266 Correspondence: Stechert, G. E. , 1907-1937
267 Correspondence: Subscriptions. , 1909-1935
268 Correspondence: Book-binding. , 1920-1938
269 Correspondence: John Crerar Library, Chicago. , 1920-1937
2610 Miscellaneous correspondence regarding books, publications, etc. , 1910-1937
2611 Correspondence: The Plant World. , 1923-1937
Series V: D. T. MacDougal Personal Papers, 1908-1935
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271 Biographical Information for publications. , 1923-1929
272 Personal Correspondence: Family. , 1920-1924
273 Personal Correspondence: Stearns, Harold (family). , 1920-1922
274 Personal Correspondence: Austin, Mary. , 1920-1924
275 Personal Correspondence: Dutton, Louisa B., Carmel Library. , 1920-1926
276 Personal Correspondence: Fenner, Dr. H. W. , 1916-1925
277 Personal Correspondence: Heard, Dwight B. , 1925-1929
278 Personal Correspondence: Hoffmann, Bernhard. , 1920-1923
279 Personal Correspondence: Taylor, Henry O. , 1921-1930
2710 Personal Correspondence: Livingston, Grace. , June, 1920-November 1920
2710 Personal Correspondence: Gulick, Sidney L. , 1920-1921
2710 Personal Correspondence: Flanders, Grace & Paul. , 1921-1923
2710 Personal Correspondence: Lowell, Amy. , December 21, 1922-December 23, 1922
2710 Personal Correspondence: Bechdolt, F. R. , 1922-1928
2710 Personal Correspondence: Martin, Anne. , 1923-1924
2710 Personal Correspondence: James, D. L. , 1925-1930
2710 Personal Correspondence: Hunter, Mrs. Robert. , October 1926-November 1926
2710 Personal Correspondence: Kahofer, Jules. , 1926-1929
2710 Personal Correspondence: Vail, Anna Murray. , 1925-1927
2710 Personal Correspondence: Abbott, Lawrence F. , February 1928-July 1928
2711 Personal Correspondence: DePauw University. , 1920-1927
2712 Personal Correspondence: Art and pageants. , 1920-1928
Includes correspondence relating to the Arizona Pageantry Association, 1927-1928, with a letter from James McClintock.
2713 Personal Correspondence: Books and subscriptions. , 1920-1924
2714 Personal Correspondence: Miscellaneous. , 1908-1959
2715 Property: Carmel, California. , 1920-1925
2716 Property: Tucson, Arizona. , 1920-1933
2717 Contributions. , 1921-1930
Includes correspondence regarding a 1923 Tokyo earthquake and the Arizona Hut, Inc.
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281 Personal Correspondence: Articles in The Garden Magazine. , 1921-1927
282 Personal Correspondence: Alexander, Jerome regarding MacDougal's contribution to a book on colloid chemistry. , 1920-1928
283 Personal Correspondence: Ingalls, Albert G., Associate Editor of Scientific American regarding articles. , 1925-1931
284 Personal Correspondence: Various publications by MacDougal including requests for copies and reprints. , 1913-1935
285 Requests for MacDougal to write articles. , 1915-1928
286 Proposed publications. , 1920-1929
Includes correspondence with Frederick L. Allen of Harper & Brothers, 1924-1925, and John Farrar of George H. Doran Company, 1926-1929.
287 Memberships: American Philosophical Society. , 1919-1930
Includes correspondence regarding MacDougal's articles published in its Proceedings.
288 Memberships: California Academy of Sciences. , 1916-1926
Includes correspondence with Director, B. W. Evermann.
289 Memberships: Century Club, N. Y. , 1920-1930
2810 Various memberships.
2811 Memberships declined.
2812 Personal Correspondence: Speeches. , 1909-1931
2813 Speech: "Living Things and Physical Forces in Soils," New York Farmers. , December 1924
Includes correspondence with Secretary, Samuel Thorne.
Series VI: Forrest Shreve Personal Papers, 1916-1937
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291 Personal Correspondence: Various publications by Shreve including requests for copies and reprints. , 1916-1937
292 Personal Correspondence: The Cactus and Its Home. , 1929-1937
293 Personal Correspondence: Hannig, E. regarding Shreve's contributions to the publication Pflanzenareale. , 1929-1930
294 Personal Correspondence: "Rainfall, Runoff, and Soil Moisture Under Desert Conditions," Annals of The Association of American Geographers, v. 24. , September 1934
295 Requests for Shreve to write articles. , 1930-1937
296 Requests for Shreve to critique articles by others. , 1930-1932
297 Personal Correspondence: Proposed publications. , 1929-1935
Includes Shreve's "little handbook," The Desert, and a book to commemorate the Desert Laboratory's first 30 years.
298 Personal Correspondence: Speeches. , 1931-1934
299 Personal Correspondence: Family. , 1928-1937
2910 Personal Correspondence: "The Education of Margaret," regarding his daughter's schooling, etc. , 1928-1933
2911 Personal Correspondence: Miscellaneous. , 1928-1937
2912 Memberships. , 1929-1936
2913 Property: Tucson and Carmel. , 1928-1933
Series VII: Desert Botanical Laboratory Plot Records, 1906-1985
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305 Plot 4. , February 16, 1906
305 Plot 4. , March 6, 1968
305 Plot 4. , January 30, 1978, February 15, 1978
305 Plot 4. , March 21, 1985
306 Plot 7. , February 21, 1906
306 Plot 7. , December 13, 1968
306 Plot 7. , March 31, 1978-April 4, 1978
306 Plot 7. , March 26, 1985
307 Plot 9. , February 21, 1906
307 Plot 9. , March 12, 1968,
307 Plot 9. , January 5-7, 1978, January 25, 1978
307 Plot 9. , April 8, 1985
308 Plot 10. , February 21, 1906
308 Plot 10. , April 8, 1968
308 Plot 10. , April 7, 1968, April 10, 1968
309 Plot 11. , February 1906
309 Plot 11. , April 1910
309 Plot 11. , November 2, 1928
309 Plot 11. , April 8, 1936
309 Plot 11. , February 9, 1960, February 18, 1960
309 Plot 11. , January 22, 1968
309 Plot 11. , June 15-19, 1975, June 29, 1975
309 Plot 11. , Spril 13-19, 1978
309 Plot 11. , December 10-12, 1984
3010 Plot 12. , February 24, 1906
3010 Plot 12. , February 27, 1929
3010 Plot 12. , April 1, 1936
3010 Plot 12. , March 1, 1960
3010 Plot 12. , January 31, 1968
3010 Plot 12. , June 1975
3010 Plot 12. , September 9-20, 1975
3010 Plot 12. , April 19, 1978
3010 Plot 12. , December 3, 1982
3010 Plot 12. , December 12-17, 1984
3011 Plot 14. , February 26, 1906
3011 Plot 14. , Aprill 2, 1969
3011 Plot 14. , April 11-13, 1978
3011 Plot 14. , April 11, 1978
3011 Plot 14. , April 9, 1985
3012 Plot 15. , May 1910
3012 Plot 15. , November 3, 1928
3012 Plot 15. , February 17, 1936
3012 Plot 15. , July 1936
3012 Plot 15. , November 1959
3012 Plot 15. , January 8, 1968
3012 Plot 15. , June 1975
3012 Plot 15. , April 21, 1978
3012 Plot 15. , December 18, 1984
3013 Plot 16. , November 1, 1906
3013 Plot 16. , November 25, 1928
3013 Plot 16. , June 10, 1957
3013 Plot 16. , October 13-17, 1959
3013 Plot 16. , April 19, 1968
3013 Plot 16. , December 12, 1967
3013 Plot 16. , April 20, 1978
3013 Plot 16. , December 12, 1984
3014 Plot 17. , April 2, 1906
3014 Plot 17. , December 2, 1928
3014 Plot 17. , February 24, 1936
3014 Plot 17. , 1948
3015 Area B General: Legend, small sketches. , 1928-1978
3016 Area B-1. , 1928
3016 Area B-1. , March 16, 1936
3016 Area B-1. , 1948
3016 Area B-1. , March 26, 1957
3016 Area B-1. , January 12, 1968
3016 Area B-1. , February 15, 1978
3016 Area B-1. , June 1, 1984
3017 Area B-2. , 1928
3017 Area B-2. , March 17, 1936
3017 Area B-2. , February 13, 1948
3017 Area B-2. , April 8, 1957
3017 Area B-2. , January 12, 1968
3017 Area B-2. , February 22, 1978
3017 Area B-2. , June 14, 1984
3018 Area B-3. , 1928
3018 Area B-3. , March 16, 1936
3018 Area B-3. , 1948
3018 Area B-3. , April 22, 1957
3018 Area B-3. , January 12, 1968
3018 Area B-3. , February 22, 1978
3018 Area B-3. , June 14, 1984
3019 Area B-4. , 1928
3019 Area B-4. , March 17, 1936
3019 Area B-4. , March 4, 1948
3019 Area B-4. , April 12, 1957
3019 Area B-4. , January 12, 1968
3019 Area B-4. , March 23, 1978
3019 Area B-4. , June 14, 1984
3020 Area B-5. , 1928
3020 Area B-5. , March 4, 1936
3020 Area B-5. , February 14, 1948
3020 Area B-5. , April 25, 1957
3020 Area B-5. , January 15, 1968
3020 Area B-5. , March 28, 1978
3020 Area B-5. , June 15, 1984
3021 Area B-6. , 1928
3021 Area B-6. , March 10, 1936
3021 Area B-6. , 1948
3021 Area B-6. , May 16, 1957
3021 Area B-6. , January 15, 1968
3021 Area B-6. , March 29, 1978
3021 Area B-6. , June 15, 1984
3022 Area B-7. , 1928
3022 Area B-7. , March 4, 1936
3022 Area B-7. , 1948
3022 Area B-7. , April 27, 1957
3022 Area B-7. , January 15, 1968
3022 Area B-7. , March 28, 1978
3022 Area B-7. , June 14, 1984
3023 Area B-8. , 1928
3023 Area B-8. , March 10, 1936
3023 Area B-8. , February 28, 1948
3023 Area B-8. , June 3, 1957
3023 Area B-8. , January 15, 1968
3023 Area B-8. , March 29, 1978
3023 Area B-8. , June 15, 1984