Henry Bolander correspondence, 1861-1889
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Brief Description: This collection consists of correspondence received by Dr. Henry Nicholas Bolander, botanist for the California Geological Survey.
Held at:
University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley ,  University and Jepson Herbaria
1001 Valley Life Sciences
Berkeley, CA 94720 2465
Email: akasameyer [at] berkeley.edu
Created by: Bolander, Henry Nicholas (1831-1897)
Volume: 0.25 Linear Feet
Arrangement: Alphabetically by correspondent. Within each folder, letters are arranged chronologically. A list of the contents of each folder has been been prepared by Dr. Richard G. Beidleman and is available upon request.
Biographical Note for Bolander, Henry Nicholas (1831-1897) : Henry Nicholas Bolander, German-American botanist (1831-1897), was born in Schlüchtern, Germany and moved to Columbus, Ohio at the age of 15 in 1846.  He graduated from Columbus Lutheran Seminary and began working as a teacher in 1851.  In Ohio he developed an interest in botany after befriending Leo Lesqueruex. In 1861 Bolander moved to San Francisco and taught with the San Francisco School District. In 1864, he was hired as the State Botanist for California for the California Geological Survey. He worked for the Survey until 1871 when he was elected State Superintendent of Schools.  He passed away in 1897 in Portland, Oregon.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Botanists - California
Genres/Forms of Material
Correspondence
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
German [ger]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Copyright has not been assigned to the University and Jepson Herbaria Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist. Permission for publication is given 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.
PreferredCitation: Henry Bolander Correspondence, University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley.