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Edward Hitchcock classroom lecture notes, "Botany"

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Title:
Edward Hitchcock classroom lecture notes, "Botany"
Description:
Lecture notes by Edward Hitchcock on botany. Hitchcock discusses the plant anatomy, plant reproduction, plant classification, the geography of plants, things that affect plant health and growth, and poisonous plants. He includes a few pages of notes on [John] Lindley's "An Introduction to Botany" and discusses the Linnaean taxonomy system in depth. Interspersed throughout Hitchcock has made notes to himself to dissect or show different types of plants to demonstrate what he is presenting or to show classroom drawings.
Creator:
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Date:
[1826–1855]
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Lecture notes
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 10 Folder 2 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.
Botany
Study and teaching (Higher)
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Places:
MassachusettsHampshire (county)Amherst
Extent:
1 item (122 pages) ; 26 cm
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Terms of Use:
Public Domain: This material has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. While Amherst College Archives & Special Collections claims no rights or authority over this material, we do ask that any publication or use of this material cite the Archives & Special Collections at Amherst College as the source of the images and the repository where the original documents can be found.
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Place of origin:
Amherst (Mass.)
Notes (date):
The notes are undated. Dates provided are taken from the dates of the series.
Notes (object):
Pagination includes blank page spreads which were not digitized.
Language:
English