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Correspondence relating to the collection, classification, and study of plant specimens; recommendations for graduate students; notes on the development of botanical investigation at Cornell; and diary of a trip to Europe. Also, a bound volume of reprints, notes, and correspondence relating to Atkinson's work between 1886 and 1890 at the University of North Carolina and the Agricultural Experiment Station in Auburn, Alabama. Includes correspondence with Margaret Clay Ferguson (BS '99, Ph.D. '01). Also, platinum print photograph of students and faculty, inscribed to "Prof. George F. Atkinson with best regards of the Hindu students, Cornell University, 24 June 1907."

Index of correspondence available in accession folder.

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