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Special Collections Online at The University of Tennessee

Botany -- Study and teaching.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 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, undated [bulk 1928-1998]; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1998

Aaron J. Sharp Papers

Identifier: AR-0507
Abstract This collection houses the papers of University of Tennessee Botany Professor Aaron Jack Sharp. Among these materials are photographs of Botany professors, foam-backed displays, slides used in Botany classes, notes that Sharp made during research trips to Mexico, Japan, and the Smoky Mountains, correspondence (including letters of condolence from botanists across the country following the 1934 Morrill Hall fire that destroyed Sharp's extensive herbology collection), class rolls, student...
Dates: 1934-1997 (bulk 1934-1974)

Aaron J. Sharp Papers Regarding the Smoky Mountains

Identifier: MS-2097

This collection houses papers, reports, publications, meeting minutes, and correspondence created by Dr. Aaron Jack Sharp and various of his colleagues discussing the botany of the Great Smoky Mountains. It also includes a photocopy of a journal Sharp kept during a visit to the Smokies in 1934, original lantern slides depicting Smoky Mountain plants, wildlife, and charts, and a lantern slide projector.

Dates: 1937-1996

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

Botany Department Scrapbooks

Identifier: AR-0070

These nine scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, photographs, and other materials documenting the University of Tennessee's Department of Botany, including Botany Club activities.

Dates: 1946-1971

Freshman Botany Class Photograph

Identifier: AR-0686

This collection houses a photograph of the University of Tennessee's freshman botany class taken on Mount Nebo.

Dates: 1914 April 30