Essays on botanical and horticultural topics, [ca. 1716-1849], 1716-1861


Date: [ca. 1716-1849], 1716-1861 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


This small group of manuscript collections also includes correspondence and lists of plants.

Background note

Chrétien Guillaume de Lamoignon de Malesherbes was a French judge, horticulturist, and philanthropist.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Received from the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (France) and accessioned, 1966 (1966 203mf). See in-house shelf list for additional accession numbers.

Location of originals:

Originals in Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (France).

Related material

Associated materials in the American Philosophical Society,

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms

Corporate Name(s)

  • Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (France)
  • Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (France)


  • Essays.
  • Illustrations.
  • Microfilm Collection

Personal Name(s)

  • Lesueur, Charles Alexandre, 1778-1846
  • Malesherbes, Chrétien Guillaume de Lamoignon de, 1721-1794


  • Botanical gardens -- United States.
  • Botany -- North America.
  • Botany.
  • Fishes.
  • Horticulture.
  • Natural history.