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Botanists -- Tennessee.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Aaron J. Sharp Collection

Identifier: MS-3780
Abstract The Aaron J. Sharp Collection houses the papers of University of Tennessee botany professor Aaron “Jack” Sharp, dated 1895-2006 (bulk 1928-1998). Dr. Sharp, a leading international authority on moss, also studied regional and international wildflowers, resulting in co-authoring the book Great Smoky Mountain Wildflowers, first published in 1961. Among his collection are botany course materials; botany journals and articles; field journals containing collected...
Dates: 1895-2006; Majority of material found within 1928-1998

Alan S. Heilman Postcard Collection

Identifier: MS-3783

Donated by Dr. Alan S. Heilman himself, this postcard collection documents thirty years of friendly correspondence between academic acquaintances. These botanical photographic postcards provide brief insight to his time as a professor at the University of Tennessee from 1980 to 1997, sampling his continued passion for botanical photography in his retirement through the year 2009.

Dates: 1980-2009

Lexemuel Ray Hesler Collection

Identifier: MS-1384

This collection houses materials documenting L. R. Hesler's life from his early years until his death in 1977. Among the items included are numerous articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, personal correspondence, awards, and a personal diary.

Dates: 1888-1982

Ralph M. Sargent Papers

Identifier: MS-3812

The collection consists of one folder with correspondence between Dr. Ralph M. Sargent and Carlos C. Campbell that mostly pertain to botany, nature, collaboration for Great Smoky Mountains Wildflowers, or personal correspondence.

Dates: 1967-1977

Roberta A. Scull Papers on Lexemuel Ray Hesler

Identifier: MS-0472

This collection includes correspondence written to Roberta A. "Bobbie Lou" Scull from various professors and people who knew Lexemuel Ray Hesler, including a letter from Hesler himself, written during 1969 as Scull prepared to write about Hesler. Also included is Scull's biographical sketch of Hesler.

Dates: 1969