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William Curtis papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-052

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of a single folder of papers related to William Curtis, and includes a printed portrait, obituary, and clipped 1946 article on Curtis from "Nature."

Dates

  • 1946

Creator

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

William Curtis (1746-1799) was an English botanist and entomologist. He was born in Alton, Hampshire, England. Curtis began as an apothecary, before studying botany. He worked at the Chelsea the Physic Garden from 1771-1777. He established his own botanic garden at Lambeth in 1779. He published Flora Londinensis in 1787, and the Botanical Magazine in 1787. William Curtis died July 7, 1799.

Extent

1 folders

Language

English

Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January 2016.
Title
William Curtis papers, 1946
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
January 2016
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Language of description note
English

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