Resources in Early American History
Botany -- Pennsylvania. in subject [X]
Sorted by:  
Results:  2 Items   Page: 1


Botany -- New York (State) (1)
Botany -- Pennsylvania.[X]
Medicine. (1)
Plants -- Catalogs. (1)
1Author:  Pursh, Frederick, 1774-1820Requires cookie*
 Title:  Journal of a botanical excursion in the Northeastern parts of Pennsylvania and in the state of New York, 1807     
 Dates:  1807 
 Abstract:  This volume contains the travel journal of Frederick Pursh, a patron of Benjamin Smith Barton, during his journey from Philadelphia throughout northeastern Pennsylvania and New York. Although the excursion was for botanical research, Pursh's diary entries record many other details, including comments on the state of roads, the people he met, the towns he visited, and the natural environment. There are two sketches in the volume.

View finding aid for a full description

 Call #:  Mss.580.P97 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Colony and State Specific History | Natural history | Pennsylvania History | Travel 
 Genre:  Scientific Data | Sketchbooks | Travel Narratives and Journals 
 Subjects:  Botany -- New York (State) | Botany -- Pennsylvania. 
2Author:  Kampman, Christian Frederick, 1708-1808Requires cookie*
 Title:  Catalogus plantarum sponte crescentium circa Bethlehem in comitatu Northampton in Pensylvania & Hope in comitatu Sussex in West New Jersey, &c. [n.d.]     
 Dates:  n.d. 
 Abstract:  This volume records 679 plants found in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and Hope West New Jersey.

View finding aid for a full description

 Call #:  Mss.580.K12 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Medicine 
 Genre:  Scientific Data 
 Subjects:  Botany -- Pennsylvania. | Medicine. | Plants -- Catalogs.