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Nathaniel Lyon Gardner papers

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Nathaniel Lyon Gardner papers, 1901-1938 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

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Title: Nathaniel Lyon Gardner papers, 1901-1938Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Gardner, Nathaniel Lyon (1864-1937)

Extent: 0.8 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Arranged in two series:

Series 1: Correspondence (1903-1938)

Series 2: Field notes (1901-1937)

Date Acquired: 12/22/2014

Subjects: Algology, Botany - California, Northern, University of California, Berkeley. - Herbarium.

Forms of Material: Correspondence, Field notes

Languages: English

Abstract

Correspondence and field notes of Nathaniel Lyon Gardner, phycologist and curator of the herbarium at the University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection documents the algal collecting and curatorial work of Nathaniel Lyon Gardner, phycologist and curator of the Herbarium at the University of California, Berkeley. The collection contains correspondence with phycologists from around the world, specimen identification lists, and Gardner's 10 volumes of field note. Information on Gardner's algal collections from 1897-1901 can be found in his correspondence with William Setchell in the William Setchell Papers.

Biographical Note

Nathaniel Lyon Gardner (1864-1937) phycologist and herbarium curator at the University of California, Berkeley, was born in February 26, 1864 in Keokuk, Iowa. As a high school teacher on Whidbey Island, Washington he became interested in the marine algae of Washington and began corresponding with noted phycologist William Setchell at the University of California, Berkeley.  Setchell encouraged Gardner to further his botanical studies and the two collaborated closely on the marine algal flora of the Pacific Coast over the next 40 years.  Gardner received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Botany from the University of California in 1903 and 1906. He served as a professor in Botany at Berkeley from 1913 until his retirement in 1934, and was the curator of the Herbarium from 1920-1934.  He also was head of the department of biology at Los Angles Polytechnic High School from 1906-1909 and 1910-1913. He married Edith Jordan in 1915.  Gardner passed away in Berkeley on August 15, 1937.

Subject/Index Terms

Algology
Botany - California, Northern
University of California, Berkeley. - Herbarium.

Administrative Information

Repository: University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Access Restrictions: Material is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Material may be protected by copyright.

Preferred Citation: Nathaniel Lyon Gardner papers, University and Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley.


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Series 1: Correspondence, 1903-1938Add to your cart.
Includes carbons of outgoing correspondence sent by Gardner. The bulk of the correspondence pertains to the identifcation of algal specimens. Some folders include lists of algal specimens identified by Gardner. Includes some correspondence addressed to William A. Setchell.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: American Agar Company, 1921-1930Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Borgesen, F., 1931-1933Add to your cart.
Includes list of Algae (126 species) sent on exchange
Folder 3: Brohaska, Ondine (Mrs. Fred C.), 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Chung, H. H., 1927-1931Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Collins, Frank Shipley, 1903-1908Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Collins, Frank Shipley, 1909-1920Add to your cart.
Folder 7: de France, Carmen, 1926-1927Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Connell,  Robert C., 1926-1928Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Drouet, Francis, 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Duthie, A. V., 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Flowers, Sevillle, 1929-1930Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Fosberg, M., 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Garrett, A. O., 1926-1931Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Gist Gee, N., 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Howe, Marshall A., 1918-1930Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Howe, Marshall A., 1932-1936Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Johnstone, G. R., 1926-1929Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Kuznezoff, A., 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Kylin, Harold, 1926-1927Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Parks, H. E., 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Quisumbing, Eduardo, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Taylor, William Randolph, 1930-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Thaxter, Roland, 1925-1929Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Tseng, Cheng-Kwei, 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Weber van Bosse, Anna, 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Wong, Y. C. Hawthorne, 1930-1931Add to your cart.

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