Edgar Theodore Wherry Papers,
1907-1977



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Collection Summary

Repository: The Barnes Foundation
Creator: Wherry, Edgar Theodore, 1885-1982
Title: Edgar Theodore Wherry Papers
Dates: 1907-1977
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection consists of correspondence, writings, and research, written and collected by Dr. Edgar Theodore Wherry, geologist, botanist, assistant curator of mineralogy at the U.S. National Museum, crystallographer for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, University of Pennsylvania professor, and instructor at the Arboretum School of the Barnes Foundation.
Code: WHE
Language: This collection is primarily English with some French and Japanese

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Description of item], [date]. Edgar Theodore Wherry Papers. The Barnes Foundation Archives, Merion, Pennsylvania. Reprinted with permission.

Acquisition Information

These records were housed in storage in the Arboretum House of the Barnes Foundation prior to processing.

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Lindsay Friedman. Finding aid written by Lindsay Friedman, November 2010.

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Biographical Note

Edgar Theodore Wherry was born on September 10, 1885, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After graduating from the Friends Central School in 1902, he received a scholarship to the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry in 1906 and a Ph.D. in Geology-Mineralogy in 1909.

He taught for five years as an assistant professor in the Geological Department of Lehigh University. In 1913, he became the assistant curator of mineralogy at the U.S. National Museum in Washington, D.C. During his time in Washington, he began working with the Wild Flower Preservation Society and taught himself the principles of botany. He started exploring theories of soil chemistry in relation to plant growth.

Dr. Wherry’s work with ferns and their “relationship to their geological-chemical environment” became the topic of many of his publications, and the focus of his membership and subsequent presidency of the American Fern Society from 1934 to 1938. Wherry published three key guides to the ferns of North America: Guide to Eastern Ferns in 1937, The Fern Guide in 1961, and The Southern Fern Guide in 1964.

Wherry was a professor of botany at the University of Pennsylvania from 1930-1955, and in 1932 he was appointed ecologist to the Morris Arboretum. He also taught soil science, plant physiology, plant ecology, and taxonomy at the Arboretum School of the Barnes Foundation from 1941 to 1950, and again from 1953 to 1957.

He is credited with discovering the mineral Wherryite, as well as several plants, including Asplenium xtrudellii, Microgramma heterophylla, Sarracenia oreophila, and Sarracenia jonesii. Plants named in honor of Dr. Wherry include Tiarella wherryi, Spilene wherryi, and Dryopteris wherryi.

Wherry was awarded professor emeritus status upon his retirement from University of Pennsylvania in 1955. He was also awarded the Mary Soper Pope Medal by the Cranbrook Institute of Science in 1964 for his achievements in plant research.

Dr. Wherry worked closely with many botanical organizations, such as the Bowmanes Hill State Wild Flower Preserve, the American Rock Garden Society, the Delaware Valley Chapter of the American Rock Garden Society, and the Delaware Valley Fern Society.

Sources
Fogg, Jr., John M. “Edgar Wherry in Pennsylvania.” American Fern Journal 66 (1976): 33-38.
Hooker, Marjorie and Arthur Montgomery. “Edgar Theodore Wherry.” American Mineralogist 60 (1975): 539-539.
Van Atta, Burr. Philadelphia Inquirer, Obituaries. May 25, 1982.


Scope and Content

This collection ranges in date from 1907 to 1977, and consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, and journal reprints written and collected by Dr. Edgar Theodore Wherry

The correspondence series consists primarily of letters to Dr. Wherry and includes correspondence with botanists, students, departments of botany, and herbaria from 1955-1975. Subjects include the collection and identification of various plant specimens, including phlox.

The writings series includes drafts of articles, a glossary of terms, and identification keys created by Dr. Wherry and others. Drafts are generally corrected typescript or carbon copies, and notes are generally in manuscript. Some writings are in the form of clippings from journals, and some in complete journal issues. Subjects include phlox, ferns, shale-barrens, and wild flowers.

The reprints series includes journal articles collected by Dr. Wherry for research, a biography of Dr. Wherry, his doctoral thesis, and reprints identified as “give aways.” Subjects include, ferns, phlox, polemoniaceae, shale-barrens, rock gardens.

Three photographs are collected in the photograph series. The miscellaneous series contains a geological map of Pennsylvania.


Subject Terms

Personal Names:

Fogg, John Milton, 1898-1982
Foster, H. Lincoln
Grant, Verne
Proctor, George R.
Wagner, Warren Herbert
Wherry, Edgar Theodore, 1885-1982

Institutions:

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Barnes Foundation. Arboretum
University of Pennsylvania. Morris Arboretum

Subjects:

Botany
Ferns
Horticulture
Phlox
Polemoniaceae

Places:

Bucks (Pa. : County)
Lower Merion (Pa. : Township)

Form and Genre Terms:

Correspondence
Reprints


Inventory

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Series I. Correspondence
Dates: 1955-1975
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Arrangement:
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent name.
Folder Title Date Extent Folder Notes
Aiuto, Russell n.d. 1 Folder
Barr, Claude A. 1963 1 Folder
Blackmar, Bettina 1971 1 Folder
Boydston, Kay and Walter 1975 1 Folder
Dhillon, T.S. 1962 1 Folder
Eakins, David A. 1969 1 Folder
Earle, Elizabeth 1974 1 Folder
Engleman, Jack 1970 1 Folder
Epstein, Harold n.d. 1 Folder
Foster, H. Lincoln 1969-1970 1 Folder
Gordon, Robert B. 1970 1 Folder
Grant, Verne n.d. 1 Folder
Herbarium of the University of Nevada 1955 1 Folder
Holmgren, Arthur H. 1969 1 Folder
Hylander, Nils 1967 1 Folder
Jones, ____ 1971 1 Folder
Lewis, Walter H. 1971 1 Folder
Lincoln, R.E. n.d. 1 Folder
Magrath, Lawrence K. 1970 1 Folder
Menninger, Edwin A. 1967 1 Folder
Monachino, Joseph 1951 1 Folder
Ownbey, Marion 1973 1 Folder
Platteau, George H. 1971 1 Folder
Reeder, Charlotte G. 1971-1974 1 Folder
Reveal, James L. 1970 1 Folder
Rominger, James M. 1967 1 Folder
Rowell, Chester M., Jr. 1967 1 Folder
Smith, Dale M. 1966-1970 1 Folder
Thieret, John W. 1970 1 Folder
Tyron, Alice and Rolla 1975 1 Folder
Wister, Gertrude 1970 1 Folder
Unidentified correspondent 1970 1 Folder
____, Morris 1970 1 Folder
Series II. Writings
Dates: 1921-1975, n.d.
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Arrangement:
Arranged alphabetically by author, then by title.
Folder Title Date Extent Folder Notes
Elliot, Clarence. "Tiarella Wherryi." Clipping from the Gardeners Chronicle, pp. 109-110, Oct. 2, 1948 1948 1 Folder Includes photocopy of a letter from Carroll E. Wood, Jr. of the Arnold Arboretum to Henry R. Fuller. regarding Dr. Wherry and Dicentra eximia.
Foster, H. Lincoln. "The Genus Phlox." In the Quarterly Bulletin of the Alpine Garden Society, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 61-100, March 1970 1970 1 Folder
Marie-Victorin, Frere. "Quelques plantes nouvelles ou reliquales du bassin de la Baie des Charleurs" and "Sur quelques ptéridophytes Nord-Américains." In Contributions du Laboratoire de Botanique de l'Université de Montreal, nos. 20-21, 1932 1932 1 Folder
Maugh, Thomas H., II. "X-ray Crystallography: 3-D Structures by Optical Computing." Clipping from Science, vol. 195, p. 384, 1977 1977 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore and Clayton Whitehall. "The Wild Flowers of Spring." Map reproduction n.d. 1 Folder "A Cartograph of 102 Early-Blooming Native Plants Characteristic of the Various Regions of the United States," cartograph by Clayton Whitehall and data by Edgar T. Wherry.
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Abies." Xerographic copies n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Antennaria." Mimeograph and xerographic copies 1965 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Autobiography of Edgar T. Wherry." Carbon copy, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Beware of Plant Identification from Color-Photographs." Carbon copy n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Boyertown Quadrangle-Northern portion. Newark Group." Notebook with manuscript notes and map n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Carnotite Near Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania." In Geological Survey Bulletin, 580-H., Contributions to Economic Geology, Part I-H, pp. 147-151, 1914 1914 2 Folders
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Causes of Color in Minerals." Clipping from The Mineral Collector, pp. 87-89, n.d. n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Chattahoochee." In the Connecticut Plantsman, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 39-43, June-July 1973 1973 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Colloquial Names of Bucks Co. Plants." Carbon copies, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Comments by Edgar T. Wherry on Wildflowers of Alabama by Dean, et al." Typescript, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Conspectus of Common Polemoniums." Carbon copy n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Correction." Copy from the Keystone Newsletter, vol. 24, no. 2, p. 6, Feb. 1975 1975 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Cruciferae." Carbon copy n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Delaware Valley Geology." Carbon and xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Discovery of My Two Namesake Plants." Carbon copies n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Ferns Named By or for Edgar T. Wherry." Carbon copy, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Further Notes on Franklina." Clipping from News and Views, vol. 13, no. 1, 1970 1970 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Genus Aster in Pennsylvania." Xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Genus Helianthus in Pennsylvania." Xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Genus Solidago in Pennsylvania." Xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Georgia's Rare Plant - Elliottia." Clipping from the Brooklyn Garden Record, vol. 27, no. 2, p. 57, Summer 1971 1971 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Glossary." Typescript, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "How Acid Is an Acid Soil." Clipping from The Garden Magazine, pp. 184-185, May 1922 1922 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Identification - Table for Eastern Phloxes." Carbon copy, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Illustrations of Polemoniaceae in N.Y.B.G. Wild Flower Series." Typescript and manuscript, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Key to Genera of Mint Family in Pennsylvania." Manuscript notes and xerographic copies n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Key to Members of the Phlox Family (Polemoniceae) in Pennsylvania." Typescript n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Key to St. Johns Wort Family (Guttiferae) in Pennsylvania." Typescript and xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Key to the Genus Galium in Pennsylvania." Xerographic copies n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Key to the Sunflowers of Bucks County." Carbon copy n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Key to Thistles of Pennsylvania." Xerographic copies n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Keys to Families (& Some Genera) Reproduced by Bucks Co. Office." Carbon and mimeograph copies, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Keys to Members of the Waterleaf Family (Hydraphyllaceae) in Pennsylvania." Typescript and xerographic copies n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Keys to Pennsylvania Flora." Manuscript notes n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Keys to Vascular Plants of Pennsylvania." Carbon copy n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Morris Arboretum Phlox Garden." Clipping from the Morris Arboretum Bulletin vol. 13, no 4, pp. 69-70, 1962 1962 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "My Two Alabama Namesakes." Carbon copies n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Native Phloxes in New England." In the Connecticut Plantsman, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 26-27, May 1973 1973 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Need Two Noteable Shale-Barren Plants Remain Nameless, or Infra-specific." Typescript, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Notes on Phlox." Manuscripts n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Notes on Phloxes in the Gulf States." Clipping from Castanea, vol. 35, no. 3, p. 198, 1970 1970 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Notes on the Genus Phlox, Arboretum Monograph III." Errata slip n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Novel Way to Discover a New Fern." Xerographic copy n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Observations on the Habitat of Certain Ferns." Clipping from the American Fern Journal, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 110-112, 1917 1917 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Phlox X Marietta." In the Bulletin of the American Rock Garden Society, vol. 14, no. 4, p. 112, 1956 1956 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Phlox." Typescript n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Picking Out the Polemoniaceae." In the Proceedings of the Botanical Club, no. 11, pp. 1-35, 1929 1929 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Pinus." Xerographic copies n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Polemoniaceae, Cobaea, Scandens Cavailles." Typescript, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Publications on Geology by Edgar T. Wherry." Typescript n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Schuylkill Valley Nature Center Plant Keys, 1971. Fascicle 2, Trees." Xerographic copies 1971 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Schuylkill Valley Nature Center Plant Keys, 1971. Fascicle 3, Part 2, Vines." Xerographic copies 1971 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Schuylkill Valley Nature Center Plant Keys, 1971. Fascicle 3, Shrubs & Vines." Xerographic copies 1971 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Schuylkill Valley Nature Center Plant Keys, 1971. Fascicle 6, Autumn Wild Flowers." Xerographic copies 1971 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Silene Wherryi." Clipping from The Green Scene, March 1973 1973 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Soil: In the Beginning." Clipping from the Green Scene vol. 33, p. 1, July 1975 1975 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Some Misnamed Local Minerals." Clipping from The Mineral Collector, pp. 155-160, n.d. n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Transcription Error." Copy from Sida, vol. 5, no. 5, p. 354, December 1974 1974 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Trillium Grandi Florum." In The Green Scene vol. 2, no. 4, p. 33, March-April 1974 1974 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Umbelliferae (Carrot Family)." Xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "United-Petal. Dicots, Polemoniaceae." Typescript, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Wild Flowers of Pennsylvania, Compositae." Carbon and xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Wild Flowers of Pennsylvania, Dicots, Cruciferae." Typescript, manuscript, and xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Wild Flowers of Pennsylvania, Dicots." Xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 2 Folders
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Wild Flowers of Pennsylvania, Gymnosperms." Xerographic copies n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Wild Flowers of Pennsylvania, Monocots, Gramineae." Xerographic copies n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Wild Flowers of Pennsylvania, Monocots, Orchidaceae." Xerographic copies n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Wild Flowers of Pennsylvania, Monocots." Xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 2 Folders
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Wild Flowers of Pennsylvania, Pteridophytes, Ferns, Advanced, Polypodiaceae." Xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Wild Flowers of Pennsylvania, Pteridophytes, Ferns, Primitive." Xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Wild Flowers of Pennsylvania, Pteridophytes, Lycosphens." Xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Wild Flowers of Pennsylvania, Pteridophytes." Xerographic copies n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Wild Flowers of Pennsylvania, Reduced Monocots." Xerographic copies n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Wild Flowers of Pennsylvania, Reduced Monocots." Xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Wild Flowers of Pennsylvania, United-Petal Dicots." Xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Wild Flowers of Pennsylvania, United-Petal Dicots." Xerographic copies, corrected n.d. 2 Folders
Unidentified author. "Crystallography Aids Chemical Problems." Clipping from the Washington Herald, March 11, 1921 1921 1 Folder
Unidentified author. "Plants Tell Geologist Kind of Rocks and Soils." Clipping from the the Washington Herald, May 12, 1921 1921 1 Folder
Unidentified author. "Talbot Co., Md. Plants Collected by E.C. Earle-U.P. Herbarium." Typescript n.d. 1 Folder
Series III. Reprints
Dates: 1907-1977
Extent: 1 linear foot
Arrangement:
Arranged alphabetically by author, then by title.
Folder Title Date Extent Folder Notes
Aiuto, Russell. "Experimental Approaches to Taxonomic Problems in Southeastern Phlox." Reprinted abstract from the ASB Bulletin, vol. 9, no. 2, p. 40, April 1962 1962 1 Folder
Billings, W.D., S.A. Cain, and W.B. Drew. "Winter Key to the Trees of Eastern Tennessee." Reprint from the Journal of the South Appalachian Botanical Club, vol. 2, no. 3, 1937 1937 1 Folder Includes typescript with corrections by Edgar T. Wherry.
Clausen, Robert T. "Silene Carolinana." Reprint from Rhodora, vol. 41, pp. 574-584, 1939 1939 1 Folder
Core, Earl L. "The Botanical Exploration of the Southern Appalachians." Reprinted from the Distributional History of the Biota of the Southern Appalachians, Part II: Flora, pp. 1-65, 1971 1971 1 Folder
Darling, Jr., Thomas. "Southwest Vacation." Reprinted from the American Fern Journal, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 197-205, 1964 1964 1 Folder
DeVol, Charles E. "A Correction for Isoetes Taiwanensis De Vol." Reprinted from Taiwania, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 304-305, 1972 1972 1 Folder
DeVol, Charles E. "The Plagiogyria of Taiwan." Reprinted from Taiwania, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 277-292, 1972 1972 1 Folder
Erickson, Ralph O., Louis G. Bremer, et al. "Dolomitic Glades of East-Central Missouri." Reprinted from Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, vol. 29, pp. 89-101, 1942 1937 1 Folder
Fahey, Joseph J., E. B. Daggett, et al. "Wherryite, A New Mineral From Mammoth Mine, Arizona." Reprinted from American Mineralogist, vol. 35, pp. 93-98, 1950 1950 1 Folder
Farraday, Clayton L. "A Tribute to Mark F. Emerson." Unidentified source, n.d. n.d. 1 Folder
Geist, George W. "The Story of the First Pennsylvania Copper Mine." Reprinted from The Mineral Collector, vol. XIV, no. 6, Aug. 1907 1907 1 Folder
Grant, Alva and Verne Grant. "The Genus Allophyllum (Polemoniaceae)." Reprinted from El Aliso, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 93-110, 1955 1955 1 Folder
Grant, Verne. "A Synopsis of Ipomopsis." Reprinted from El Aliso, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 351-362, 1956 1956 1 Folder
Grant, Verne. "Book Reviews." Reprinted from The American Midland Naturalist, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 508-509, Oct. 1956 1956 1 Folder
Grun, Paul. "Variability of Accessory Chromosomes in Native Populations of Allium Cernuum." Reprinted from the American Journal of Botany, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 218-224, 1959 1959 1 Folder
Harper, Roland M. "More About Southern Appalachian Endemics." Reprinted from Castanea, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 124-127, 1948 1948 1 Folder
Hooker, Marjorie and Arthur Montgomery. "Edgar Theodore Wherry." Reprinted from The American Mineralogist, vol. 60, pp. 533-539, 1975 1975 1 Folder Biography and selected bibliography of Edgar T. Wherry. Includes the same biography reprinted in the Keystone Newsletter, November 1975.
Hou, Hsion-Yu. "The Chemical Composition of Certain Ferns and Fern Allies of Central Pennsylvania." Reprinted from the American Fern Journal, vol. 40, no. 4, pp. 233-240, 1950 1950 1 Folder
Hutchinson, G. Evelyn. "The Biochemistry of Aluminum and of Certain Related Elements." Reprinted from the Quarterly Review of Biology, vol. 18, nos. 1-4, pp. 1-29, 128-153, 242-262, 331-363, 1943 1943 1 Folder
Keeley, F.J. "Micro-Spectroscopic Observations." Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, pp. 106-116, 1911 1911 1 Folder
Keener, Carl S. "A Biosystematic Study of Clematis Subsection Intergrifoliae (Ranuneulaceae)." Reprinted from The Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society, vol. 83, no. 1, pp. 1-42, 1967 1967 1 Folder
Keener, Carl S. "Natural History of the Mid-Appalachian Shale Barrens Flora." Reprinted from The Distributional History of the Biota of the Southern Appalachians, Part II: Flora, pp. 215-248, 1971 1971 1 Folder
Kurata, S. "Notes on Japanese Ferns (22)." Reprinted from The Journal of Geobotany, vol. X, no. 1, pp. 9-12, 1961 1961 1 Folder
Kurata, S. "Notes on Japanese Ferns (23)." Reprinted from The Journal of Geobotany, vol. X, no. 2, pp. 34-38, 1961 1961 1 Folder
Kurata, S. "Notes on Japanese Ferns (24)." Reprinted from The Journal of Geobotany, vol. X, no. 3, pp. 66-70, 1961 1961 1 Folder
Kurata, S. "Notes on Japanese Ferns (25)." Reprinted from The Journal of Geobotany, vol. X, no. 4, pp. 97-101, 1962 1962 1 Folder
Kurata, S. "Notes on Japanese Ferns (26)." Reprinted from The Journal of Geobotany, vol. XI, no. 1, pp. 2-7, 1962 1962 1 Folder
Kurata, S. "On Japanese Ferns Belonging to the Authurium Otophorum Group." Reprinted from Science Report of the Yokosuka City Museum, no. 6, pp. 7-25, 1961 1961 1 Folder
Kurata, S. "Southern Elements in the Flora of the Izu Archipelago." Reprinted from The Journal of Geobotany, vol. IX, no. 1, pp. 18-22, 1960 1960 1 Folder
Kurata, S. and T. Nakamura. "A New Fern of the Genus Dryopteris in Central Japan." Reprinted from The Journal of Geobotany, vol. IX, no. 2, pp. 54-55, 1960 1960 1 Folder
Lakela, Olga. "A Monograph of the Genus Tiarella L. in North America." Reprinted from the American Journal of Botany, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 344-351, 1937 1937 1 Folder
LaMotte, Charles. "Conditions Affecting Germination of the Megaspopes of Isoetes Lithophila." Reprinted from the American Journal of Botany, vol. 24, no. 7, pp. 454-456, 1937 1937 1 Folder
Legault, Albert and Viateur Blais. "Le Cheilanthes Siliguosa Maxon Dans Le Nord-Est Americain." Reprinted from Le Naturaliste Canadien, vol. 95, pp. 307-316, 1968 1968 1 Folder
Martens, P. "Les Organes Glanduleux de Polypodium Virginianum." Reprinted from Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de l'Etat Bruxelles, vol. XVII, pp. 1-12, 1943 1943 1 Folder
Martin, Paul S. "Pleistocene Ecology and Biogeography of North America." Reprinted from Zoogeography, American Association for the Advancement of Science, pp. 375-420, 1958 1958 1 Folder
Mason, Herbert L. "The Genus Eriastrum and the Influence of Betham and Gray Upon the Problems of Generic Confusion in Polemoniaceae." Reprinted from Madroño, vol. VIII, no. 3, pp. 65-91, 1945 1945 1 Folder
Murata, K. J. "Convenient Method for Recognizing Nonopaque Cerium Earth Minerals." Reprinted from Science, vol. 123, no. 3203, pp. 888-89, May 18, 1956 1956 1 Folder
Phair, George. "The American Mineralogist: Its First Four Years." Reprinted from The American Mineralogist, vol. 54, nos. 9-10, pp. 1233-1255, 1969 1969 1 Folder
Platt, Robert B."An Ecological Study of the Mid-Appalachian Shale Barrens and of the Plants Endemic to Them." Reprinted from Ecological Monographs, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 269-300, 1951 1951 1 Folder
Proctor, G. R. "Taxonomic Notes on Jamaican Ferns II." Reprinted from British Fern Gazette, vol. 10, part 1, pp. 21-25, 1968 1968 1 Folder
Proctor, G. R. "Taxonomic Notes on Jamaican Ferns." Reprinted from British Fern Gazette, vol. 9, part 6, pp. 213-221, 1965 1965 1 Folder
Proctor, George R. "A New Jamaican Species of Ctenitis." Reprinted from the American Fern Journal, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 108-119, 1958 1958 1 Folder
Proctor, George R. "Notes on Lesser Antillean Ferns II." Reprinted from Rhodora, vol. 68, no. 776, pp. 466-469, 1966 1966 1 Folder
Proctor, George R. "Notes on Lesser Antillean Ferns." Reprinted from Rhodora, vol. 63, no. 746, pp. 31-35, 1961 1961 1 Folder
Proctor, George. "New Combinations in Thelypteris." Reprinted from Rhodora, vol. 61, no. 732, pp. 305-306, 1959 1959 1 Folder
Shinners, L.H. "The Genus Aster in West Virginia." Reprinted from Castanea: Journal of South Appalachian Botany Club, vol. X, pp. 61-74, 1945 1945 1 Folder
Small, John K. and Edward J. Alexander. "Botanical Interpretation of the Iridaceous Plants of the Gulf States." Reprinted from Manual of the Flora of the Southeastern United States, by John Kunkel Small, 1931 1931 1 Folder
Stebbins, G. Ledyard, Jr. "A New Species of Antennaria from the Appalachian Region." Reprinted from Rhodora, vol. 37, pp. 229-237, 1935 1935 1 Folder
Sugimoto, J. and S. Kurata. "On Asplenium obliquissimum." Reprinted from The Journal of Geobotany, vol. VIII, no. 1, pp. 26-27, 1959 1959 1 Folder
Tagawa, Motozi. "Pyrrosia of Japan, Korea, and the Ryuku Islands." Reprinted from The Journal of Japanese Botany, vol. 32, no. 12, pp. 1-5, 1957 1957 1 Folder
Wagner, Warren H., Jr. "Cytological Observations on Adiantum X Tracyi C.C. Hall." Reprinted from Madrono, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 158-161, 1962 1962 1 Folder
Wagner, Warren H., Jr. "Evergreen Grapeferns and the Meanings of Infraspecific Categories as Used in North American Pteridophytes." Reprinted from the American Fern Journal, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 32-45, 1960 1960 1 Folder
Wagner, Warren H., Jr. "Ferns in Biology: Some Final Comments." Reprinted from Bioscience, pp. 323-324, April 1, 1971 1971 1 Folder
Wagner, Warren H., Jr. "Illustrations of Transient Fern Forms." Reprinted from the American Fern Journal, vol. 56, no. 3, pp. 101-107, 1966 1968 1 Folder
Wagner, Warren H., Jr. "On the Relative Development of the Fertile Segments in Botrychium dissectum and B. oneidense." Reprinted from the American Fern Journal, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 75-81, 1961 1961 1 Folder
Wagner, Warren H., Jr. "Periodicity and Pigmentation in Botrychium Subg. Sceptridium in the Northeastern United States." Reprinted from the Bulletin of the Torney Botanical Club, vol. 87, no. 5, pp. 303-325, 1960 1960 1 Folder
Wagner, Warren H., Jr. "Plant Compactness and Leaf Production in Botrychium multifidum 'ssp. typicum' and 'forma dentatum'." Reprinted from the American Fern Journal, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 1-18, 1962 1962 1 Folder
Wagner, Warren H., Jr. "Proliferations of Asplenium Pinnatifidum." Reprinted from Castanea, vol. 25, pp. 74-79, 1960 1960 1 Folder
Wagner, Warren H., Jr. "Richard Eric Holttum, Distinguished Pteridologist." Reprinted from the American Fern Journal, 59, no. 1 pp. 1-3, 1969 1969 1 Folder
Wagner, Warren H., Jr. "Roots and the Taxonomic Differences Between Botrychium Oneidense and B. Dissectum." Reprinted from Rhodora, vol. 63, no. 750, pp. 164-175, 1961 1961 1 Folder
Wagner, Warren H., Jr. "Southeastern Adder's-Tongue, Ophioglossum Vulgatum Var. Pysnostichum, Found for the First Time in Michigan." Reprinted from The Michigan Botanist, vol. 10, pp. 67-74, 1971 1960 1 Folder
Wagner, Warren H., Jr., and Donald R. Farrar, et al. "Pteridology of the Highlands Biological Station Area, Southeastern Appalachians." Reprinted from The Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society, vol. 86, no. 1, pp. 1-27, 1970 1970 1 Folder
Wagner, Warren H., Jr., and Robert C. Woodside. "Ferns for an Indoor Limestone Boulder Habitat." Reprinted from The American Horticultural Magazine, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 219-223, 1967 1967 1 Folder
Wagner, Warren H., Jr., Florence S. Wagner, et al. "The Log Fern (Dryopteris Celsa) and its Hybrids in Michigan- A Preliminary Report." Reprinted from The Michigan Botanist, vol. 8, pp. 137-145, 1969 1969 1 Folder
Waterfall, U. T. "New Species of Cuscuta and Phlox from Oklahoma." Photostat from Rhodora, vol. 73, pp. 576-577, 1971 1971 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore and Raymond M. Hann. "Crystallographic-optical Properties of Calcium Fumarate and Maleate." Reprinted from the Journal of The Washington Academy of Sciences, vol. 12, no. 12, pp. 288-296, 1922 1922 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore and William H. Chapin. "Occurence of Boric Acid in Vesuvianite." Reprinted from the Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. XXX, no. 11, pp. 1683-1687, 1908 1908 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Acid Soil Gardening." Reprinted from New York Gardens, pp. 1-4, 1932 1932 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Amphisymmetric Crystals." Reprinted from The American Journal of Science, vol. IV, pp. 237-244, 1922 1922 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Beware of Plant Identification from Color Photographs." Reprinted from American Rock Garden Society, pp. 75-77, n.d. n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Chemical Study of the Habitat of the Walking Ferns." Reprinted from Journal of The Washington Academy of Sciences, col. VI, no. 20, pp. 673-679, 1916 1916 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Clay Derived from Volcanic Dust in the Pierre in South Dakota." Reprinted from The Journal of The Washington Academy of Sciences, vol. VIII, no. 19, pp. 576-583, 1917 1917 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Collomia Larsenii." Photostat from the Bulletin of the American Rock Garden Society, vol. 31, no. 3, p. 121, 1973 1973 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Contributions to the Mineralogy of the Newark Group in Pennsylvania." PhD diss., University of Pennsylvania, reprinted from Transactions of the Wagner Free Institute of Science of Philadelphia, vol. VII, February, 1910 1910 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Determination of Boric Acid in Insoluble Silicates." Reprinted from Journal of The American Chemical Society, vol. XXX, vol. II, pp. 1687-1701, 1908 1908 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Determining Soil Acidity and Alkalinity by Indicators in the Field." Reprinted from The Journal of The Washington Academy of Sciences, vol. 10, no. 8, pp. 217-223, 1920 1920 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Ecological Studies in the Stockholm Cays." Reprinted from Ecology, vol. II, no. 3, pp. 223-228, 1921 1921 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Ecological Studies of Serperitine-Barren Plants - I. Ash Composition." Reprinted from Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, vol. VI, pp. 32-38, 1932 1932 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Genus Phlox, Ten Years After." Reprinted from Bartonia, no. 35, pp. 13-16, 1966 1966 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Genus Polemonium in America." Reprinted from The American Midland Naturalists, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 741-760, 1942 1942 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Key to 50 Rock-Garden Flowering-Plant Families." Photostat from American Rock Garden Society, pp. 33-38, n.d. n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Key to the Eastern North American Lilies." Reprinted from Bartonia, no. 24, pp. 5-8, 1946 1946 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Long Lost Phlox." Reprinted from the Journal of the Washington Academy of Science, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 25-28, 1930 1930 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Mineral Determination by Absorption Spectra." Reprinted from American Mineralogist, vol. 14, nos. 8-9, pp. 1-6, 1929 1929 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Minor Genus Polemoniella" and "Review of the Genera Collomia and Gymnosteris." Reprinted from The American Midland Naturalist, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 211-231, 1944 1944 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "New Annual Phlox." Reprinted from Wrightia, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 198-199, 1961 1961 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "New Combinations in Texas Polemoniaceae." Reprinted from SIDA, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 250-251, 1964 1964 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Newark Copper Deposits of Southeastern Pennsylvania." Reprinted from Economic Geology, vol. III, no. 8, pp. 726-738, 1908 1908 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Novelty in the Genus Tiarella (Saxifragaceae)." Reprinted from Notulae Nature of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, no. 42, pp. 1-4, 1940 1940 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Our Dwarf Bindweeds." Photostat from Bartonia, no. 29, pp. 32-33, n.d. n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Our Northeastern Cacti: One Species or Three?" Reprinted from the Morris Arboretum Bulletin, vol. 15, p.69, 1964 1964 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Our Temperature Tufted Polemoniums." Reprinted from Aliso, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 97-101, 1967 1967 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Phlox and Polemonium (Polemoniaceae) in the Intermountain Region." Reprinted from SIDA, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 441-444, 1969 1969 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Phloxes of Oregon." Reprinted from Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, vol. XC, pp. 133-140, 1938 1938 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Plants of the Appalachian Shale Barrens." Reprinted from the Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 43-52, 1930 1930 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Polemoniaceae - Phlox Family." Reprinted from Manual of the Southeastern Flora by John Kunkel Small, pp. 1059-1105, 1933 1933 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Polemoniaceae." Reprinted from The Flora of Texas, vol. 1, Part III, pp. 283-321, 1966 1966 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Provisional Key to the Polemoniaceae." Copy from Bartonia, pp. 14-17, n.d. n.d. 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Relationship of Phlox Caespitosa, Pulvinata, and Douglasii (Polemoniaceae)." Reprint from SIDA, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 154-156, 1965 1965 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Remarks on the Genus Linanthus." Reprinted from Aliso, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 9-10, 1961 1961 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Remarks on the Ipomopisis Aggregata Group." Reprinted from Aliso, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 5-8, May 1961 1961 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Silicified Wood from the Triassic of Pennsylvania." Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences of Philadelphia, pp. 366-372, 1912 1912 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Soil Acidity and a Field Method for Its Measurements." Reprinted from Ecology, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 160-173, 1920 1920 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Soil Acidity: Its Nature Measurements, and Relationship to Plant Distrubution." Reprinted from the Smithsonian Report for 1920, pp. 247-268, 1922 1922 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Subspecies of Three Phloxes." Reprinted from Castanea, vol. 16, pp. 97-100, 1951 1951 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Successive Geologic Maps of Buckingham Mountains." Reprinted from Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, vol. XXXIII, pp. 195-197, 1959 1959 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Supplementary Notes on the Genus Polemonium." Reprinted from The American Midland Naturalist, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 375-387, 1945 1942 1 Folder
Wherry, Edgar Theodore. "Ten American Polemoniums for the Rock Garden." Reprinted from the Bulletin American Rock Garden Society, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 8-11, 1944 1944 1 Folder
Woods, Carroll E., Jr. "Some Floristic Relationships Between the Southern Appalachians and Western North America." Reprinted from The Distributional History of the Biota of the Southern Appalachians, Part II: Flora, pp. 331-404, 1971 1971 1 Folder
Envelopes originally containing reprints n.d. 15 Folders
Series IV. Photographs
Dates: 1970-1973
Extent: 3 Folders
Arrangement:
Arranged alphabetically by title.
Folder Title Date Extent Folder Notes
Field with trees in background n.d. 1 Folder
Phlox bryoides 1970 1 Folder Includes handwritten note, "Phlox bryoides, broad-blade fern Banner Co., NEBR CA.Borr, 1970."
Three men walking 1973 1 Folder
Series V. Miscellaneous
Dates: n.d.
Extent: 1 Folder
Folder Title Date Extent Folder Notes
Geologic Map of Pennsylvania 1960 1 Folder