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Professional correspondence from Anna Botsford (1854-1930) and John Henry Comstock (1849-1931).
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Professional correspondence from William R. Dudley (1849- )
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Professional correspondence, mostly from J.B. Ellis
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Professional correspondence and personal correspondence from George J. Engelmann, M.D.
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Correspondence from W.G. Farlow
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Correspondence from W.G. Farlow
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Correspondence from W.G. Farlow
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Professional correspondence from Simon Henry Gage (1851-1944)
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Professional correspondence from W.R. Gerard
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Personal and professional correspondence from George Lincoln Goodale (1839-1923)
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Professional correspondence from Edward Lee Greene (1832- )
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Professional correspondence from J.H. Mellichamp
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Professional correspondence from A.S. Packard, Jr., of the Department of the Interior, Entomological Committee
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Professional correspondence from C.C. Parry
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Professional correspondence from Charles H. Peck
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Professional correspondence from Charles Mohr
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Professional correspondence from J. Reverchen
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Professional correspondence, mostly from Joseph Nelson Rose (1862- ), of the Department of Botany at the Smithsonian
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Professional correspondence, mostly from Joseph Nelson Rose (1862- ), of the Department of Botany at the Smithsonian
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Professional correspondence from C.V. Riley
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Professional correspondence from Charles Sprague Sargent (1841- )
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Professional correspondence from Charles Sprague Sargent (1841- )
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30 typewritten pp., "Gardens and Botanical Gardens"
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Correspondence (p.c.) between Trelease, Henry Shaw and W.G. Elliot re: Trelease's employment at Missouri Botanical Garden
 
A book of letters, mostly regarding Trelease's retirement from his post at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Many of the letters are from well-known men, such as Roscoe Pound, John Muir, Simon and Susanna Phelps Gage, Liberty Hyde Bailey, David Starr Jordan, and the Comstocks.
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1904-1912
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1912
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1914-1917
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Missouri Botanical Garden, clippings re: annual reports
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Correspondence and other items pertaining to Trelease's "Agave in the West Indies"
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Items pertaining to Mount Trelease
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Photographs of the Boyce Thomson Southwestern Arboretum
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Letters and other items pertaining to Trelease's monograph of "American Oaks"
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Miscellaneous correspondence, articles, and receipts
 
Miscellaneous correspondence
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1925-1927
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1928
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1929
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1930
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1931
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1932
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1933
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1934
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1935
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1936-1937
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1938-1939
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1940
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1941, [1942, 1944]
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Letters of condolence, newspaper clippings
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Undated correspondence
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Miscellaneous photographs
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Pamphlets
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Paperbound book, Memoirs of the National Academy of Science, vol. XX (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1924 ). The whole of this volume compromises "The American Oaks," by William Trelease.
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Additional papers
These additional papers consist mainly of letters from relatives, friends, colleagues, and ex-students on his 80th (1937) and 83rd (1940) birthdays, and letters of condolence (1945) to his widow and children; also included are Trelease's correspondence, deeds, and drawings concerning family cemetery plots in Urban, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri; William Trelease, Personal Reminiscences by J. Christian Bay (12 pp. pamphlet, 1945); photographs of Trelease; and related printed matter and newspaper clippings. Ca. 150 pcs.

Correspondents of William Trelease:

  1. John W. Spargo - cousin - professor at Northwestern University
  2. Jonibel Blair - granddaughter
  3. Hillebrand - English professor - Harvard A.B. and Ph.D.
  4. Albert L. Lybyer - professor of history at Illinois
  5. Abram Leon Sacher - president of Brandeis University now
  6. Cecelia Tonton - daughter of H.B. Ward
  7. Kaltienn M. Noyes - widow of W.A. Noyes (chemist)
  8. Leighton - Ill. State Geological Survey
  9. Frank W. Scott - with D.C. Heat, formerly professor at Illinois
  10. Eunice Daniels - widow of Pres. Daniels