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H. M. Jennison Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0851

In this letter to Harvey Broome, H. M. Jennison reports that he hopes that he can help Dr. Cahn find what he is looking for, although he cannot make predictions because the weather has been screwy. Jennison also sends information about the state of several plant species in the park, including Trillium luteum, Phlox stolonifer, and Phacelia fimbriata.

Dates

  • 1936 April 22

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

In this letter to Harvey Broome, H. M. Jennison reports that he hopes that he can help Dr. Cahn find what he is looking for, although he cannot make predections because the weather has been screwy. Jennison also sends information about the state of several plant species in the park, including Trillium luteum, Phlox stolonifer, and Phacelia fimbriata.

Biographical/Historical Note

Harry Milliken Jennison, professor of Botany at the University of Tennessee, was formerly a Service Wildlife Technician assigned to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Jennison spent much of his time with the university collecting and studying the flora of the park and prepared around 5,000 herbarium specimens from park samples. He died on January 5, 1940.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Mrs. Harvey Broome donated this letter to the University of Tennessee's Special Collections Library in 1976.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480