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Jepson Field Book volume 21 page 160 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 21 page 160
Berkeley - Sequoia gigantea on Redwood Creek. A. H. Allen says Hopping is authority for the statement that there are 40 - 50 acres of pure stand on Redwood Creek, the only pure stand that he (Hopping) knows. - Murray, Wm. Calif. collector, discoverer of Cupressus mcnabiana, "was a great scientific man. Had a thorough training; was State botanist a while; had a brother who was a famous geologist. Had a bank in S. F. Agent of the Rothschilds in Mexico. etc. etc." _Says Miss Kellogg.  I have taken down essentially all Miss Kellogg said without regard to its accuracy.  Some of the alleged facts are obviously wrong.  He was an old man when he married and a daughter, Miss Anita Murray, is still living at Carmel or Seaside. :::::::::  August 2, 1910. - A. J. Pieters, has been coll. oaks for histological study.  He is nearly my height, thin face prematurely wrinkled about eyes and cheeks, full brown beard, blue eye, pleasant manner.  Seems a good observer & makes a favorable impression.  Said he left Gov't service because every scientific man shunted off into administrative work, caught the fever for building up an "office" Any number of men trained by [] Smith split off in that way and "developed" a "section" or "office." Most of their time taken in pulling for more appropriation for extension of their work.  About
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