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Lauramay Dempster papers, 1954-1983

Collection Overview

Title: Lauramay Dempster papers, 1954-1983

Predominant Dates:1954-1977

Creator: Dempster, Lauramay T. (1905-1997)

Extent: 5.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Chronological.

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The bulk of this collection is unprocessed. At this time, only Lauramay Dempster's field notes have been cataloged. The remainder of her collection will be cataloged as time permits. Contact the University and Jepson Herbaria Archives for more information.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Copyright has not been assigned to the University and Jepson Herbaria Archives. All requn on behalf of the University and Jepson Herbaria Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the publisher.

Preferred Citation: Lauramay Dempster papers, University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley.


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Field notesAdd to your cart.
These notebooks and collection lists document Lauramay Dempster's botanical collecting trips from 1954-1983. Collections are primarily from California, but trips to Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alberta, Alaska, Mexico, Patagonia, Europe and New Zealand, and Australia are also documented.
Item 1: Lauramay Dempster Field Book #1, 1954-1961Add to your cart.

May 1954 to October 1961.

Includes collections P1-P16 and 1000-1886 with the exception of collections 1209-1399 (Alaska, July-August, 1960) which are documented in a separate list (see Item 3). Collections are from California, Nevada, Mexico, and Oregon.

Item 2: European Collections, 1959Add to your cart.
Contains collections no.2356-2652. Typescript with handwritten notes. Collections are from France, Italy, Greece, Yugoslavia, Austria,  Germany, and Sweden.
Item 3: Trip to Alaska, July 7 to August 14, 1960Add to your cart.
Contains collections no. 1209-1399. Typescript with handwritten notes.
Item 4: Letter from Mrs. E. R. [Lauramay] Dempster to Mr. D.  B. Coombs, Superintendent, National Parks Service, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 31 March 1961Add to your cart.
Letter contains a list of species collected by L. Dempster in Banff National Park on 15-16 July 1960. Includes collections no. 1225-1244.
Item 5: Australian Plant Collections, 1962-1963Add to your cart.
Contains collections no.1919-2772 from Australia and no.3773-3774 from New Zealand. Typescript with handwritten notes.
Item 6: Lauramay Dempster Field Book #2, 1962-1983Add to your cart.

Includes collections no. 1887-4479 with the following exceptions:

1914-1999 used in Australia (1962) [see Item 5]

2000-2652 used in Europe (1959) [see Item 2]

3000-3772 used in Australia (1962) [see Item 5]

3773-3774 used in New Zealand (1963) [see Item 5]

3775-3779 omitted.

Collections are from California, Mexico, Venezuela, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Alberta, Patagonia, and Australia.