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Guide to Charles Russell Orcutt Papers MS 5
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Series I Charles Russell Orcutt Professional Papers

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Journal – “Review of the Cactacae” Part 1, Vol. I Nos. 2-4, Vol. 2 Nos. 5-7 1897-1902

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Journal – “Botany of Southern California” (with review) 1901, (1903)

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Journal – “American Plants” Vol. I No. 6, Vol. 2, Vol. 3 (various pages of each) 1907-1910

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Journal – “Orcutt’s Mexico” Vol. I No. 1 Aug 1913

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Journal – “Molluscan World” Vol. I 1915

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Journal – “Jamaican Naturalist” Vol. I Nos. 1-4, various loose pages, “The American Botanist with reference to “Jamaica Naturalist”, Notes. 1927-1928

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Journal – “West American Scientist” Index to Volumes I, II, III and IV, Vol. XXIV No. 177 1884-88, 1928

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Other writings – 1885, 1889, 1909, 1918

Includes:

“Notes on the Mollusks of the Vicinity of San Diego, Cal., and Todos Santos Bay, Lower Cal.”
“The Oaks of San Diego”
“Helix Areolata”
“In Baja California”
“Impressions of Jamaica”
Box-folder 1:9

Research Notes (handwritten) -

Includes:

“Mosses of Jamaica”
“Butterflies of Jamaica”
“Land Snails of Jam.”
“Shells of Jamaica (Terrestrial)
“Shells of Jamaica (Marine)
“Shells of Jamaica (Fresh Water)
“Notes on Cacti, Chiefly West Indian”
“Jamaican Phanerogams Collected by C.R. Orcutt”
“List of the Determinations of Jamaican Phanerogams Collected by C.R. Orcutt”
“Collections Made in the West Indies by Charles Russell Orcutt”
Box-folder 1:11

Journal Advertisement – “Science and Horticulture” 30 Oct 1892

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Miscellaneous Specimen Notes

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Miscellaneous Lists

Box-folder 3:1

Field Notes (Fragile, Unbound Notebook)

Box-folder 2:4

Fields Notes (Loose Pages)

Box-folder 2:5

Datebook/Diary 1927-1929

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Correspondence – Smithsonian Institution, Re: Collecting 4 Feb 1927 - 8 Dec 1930

Box-folder 2:7

Correspondence – Re: Specimen and Order Information 1921-1929

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Correspondence – Fr. De Laet, Belgium, Re: Specimens 1926-1928

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Correspondence – Re: Requests for Journals 1926-1929

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Correspondence – Miscellaneous Professional Correspondence 1895, 1922-29

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Correspondence – Re: Travel and Introductions 1894-1928

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Ephemera – Caribbean Islands

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Ephemera – Mexico

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Ephemera – Texas

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Ephemera – Professional Associations

Box-folder 3:9

Miscellaneous Professional Notes

Box-folder 3:10

Newspaper Clippings

Box-folder 3:11

Receipts

Box-folder 3:12

Letters to Henry Vendryes (not from Orcutt)

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Writings of Edwin B. Bartram

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Miscellaneous Addresses

 

Series II Charles Russell Orcutt Family Papers

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Correspondence – To Olive Orcutt (Wife) from C.R. Orcutt 1922-1929

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Correspondence – From Olive Orcutt to C.R. Orcutt 1922-1928

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Correspondence – To & From Orcutt Children and Grandchildren

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Correspondence – To & From C.R. Orcutt’s Parents

Box-folder 4:10

Correspondence – From Acquaintances

Box-folder 5:1

C.R. Orcutt Birth Certificate, Biography and Orcutt Geneology

Box-folder 5:2

C.R. Orcutt Death 1929

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San Diego Society of Natural History Library Donation 1922-1929

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Eliza Orcutt (Mother)

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Olive Eddy Orcutt (Wife)

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Charles Eddy Orcutt (Son) – Writings and Short Stories 1930-1950

Includes:

Listing of “Saturday Evening Post” Articles
“The Army Worm”
“The Army Worm Turns”
“Andrada’s Jewel Case” (x2)
“Super Champ vs Super Challenger”
“The Mongolian Mastoid”
“The Grizzly and the Rat”
“Something About Cossacks”
“Even a Cat”
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Mary Orcutt (Daughter)

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Eunice Orcutt Ivec (Daughter)

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Heman Orcutt (Son)