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Guide to the Olivia Converse Papers
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Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence 1937-1971

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence, Undated

Box 1, Folder 3

Fernando Horcasitas 1963-1970

Box 1, Folder 4

Publishers Correspondence 1939-1960

 

Publications

Box 1, Folder 5

[Chapter 1] Aheuheute, Taxodium mucronatum

Box 1, Folder 6

[Chapter 2] Oyametl, Abies religiosa

Box 1, Folder 7

[Chapter 3] Ocote, Pinus montezumae

Box 1, Folder 8

[Chapters 4 and 5] Quercus rugosa and Quercus urbani

Box 1, Folder 9

[Chapters 7 and 8] Ficus cotonifolia and Ficus petiolaris

Box 1, Folder 10

[Chapter 10] Cuauhnacaztli, Enterolobium cyclocarum

Box 1, Folder 11

[Chapter 11] Caoba, Swietenia humilis

Box 1, Folder 12

[Chapter 12] Habilla, Hura polyandra

Box 1, Folder 13

[Chapter 13] Pochote, Ceiba pentandra

Box 1, Folder 14

[Chapter 14] Guamuchil, Pithecolibium dulce

Box 1, Folder 15

[Chapter 15] Copal, Bursera glabrifolia

Box 1, Folder 16

[Chapter 16] Cirian, Crescentia alata

Box 1, Folder 17

[Chapter 19] Guarumbo, Cecropia schiedeana

Box 1, Folder 18

[Chapter 20] Sangregado, Croton dreco

Box 1, Folder 19

[Chapter 22] Colorin, Erythrina americana

Box 1, Folder 20

[Chapter 23] Tabachin, Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Box 1, Folder 21

[Chapter 24] Guaje, Leucaena esculenta

Box 1, Folder 22

[Chapter 28] Huele de Noche, Cestrum nocturnum

Box 1, Folder 23

[Chapter 29] Floripondio, Datura cornigera

Box 1, Folder 24

[Chapter 30] Yoyote, Thevetia thevetoicles

Box 1, Folder 25

[Chapter 31] Anacahuite, Cordia boissieri

Box 1, Folder 26

[Chapter 34] Yoloxochitl, Talauma mexicana

Box 1, Folder 27

[Chapter 35] Cacaloxochitl, Plumeria acutifolia

Box 1, Folder 28

[Chapter 36] Xiloxochitl, Bombax elipticum

Box 1, Folder 29

[Chapter 39 and 40] Tabebuia pentaphylla and Tabebuia palmeri

Box 1, Folder 30

[Chapter 41] Tecomaxochitl, Cochlospermum vitifolium

Box 1, Folder 31

[Chapter 42] Macpalxochitl, Chiranthodendron pentadactylon

Box 1, Folder 32

[Chapter 48] Temecate, Pithecoctenium echinatum

Box 1, Folder 33

[Chapter 49] Pinanona, Monstera deliciosa

Box 1, Folder 34

[Chapter 50] Timbirichi, Bromelia karatas

Box 1, Folder 35

[Chapter 51] Platanos, MUSA Specimins

Box 1, Folder 36

[Chapter 53] Cuauhayotli, Leucopremna mexicana

Box 1, Folder 37

[Chapter 55] Cuajilote, Parmentiera edulis

Box 1, Folder 38

[Chapter 56] Texocotl, Crataegus mexicana

Box 1, Folder 39

[Chapter 57] Atoyaxocotl, Ciruela spondias

Box 1, Folder 40

[Chapter 58] Capulin, Prunus capuli

Box 1, Folder 41

[Chapter 59] Guayaba, Psidium guajava

Box 1, Folder 42

[Chapter 60] Anona, Anona reticulata

Box 1, Folder 43

[Chapter 61] Chico Sapote, Achras sapota

Box 1, Folder 44

[Chapter 62] Cochizapotl, Casimiroa edulis

Box 1, Folder 45

[Chapter 63] Sapote Prieto, Diospyros ebenaster

Box 1, Folder 46

[Chapter 64] Mamey, Calocaprum mammosum

Box 1, Folder 47

[Chapter 65] Sapote Amarillo, Lucuma salicifolia

Box 1, Folder 48

Nahautl Plant Names, Nauhatl Words in Text

Box 1, Folder 49

Converse Manuscript (Incomplete, 21 Chapters Missing)

Box 1, Folder 50

Edits

Box 1, Folder 51

[Black Binder #1] Research Notes and Bibliography

Box 1, Folder 52

[Black Binder #2] Research Notes and Field Notes for Erythrina

Box 1, Folder 53

[Green Binder] Research Notes

Box 1, Folder 54

Notes

Box 1, Folder 55

OLC [Notes and Correspondence on Manuscript Drafts]

Box 1, Folder 56

Extra Material

Box 1, Folder 57-58

Notes for UC Herbarium and Record Book

Box 1, Folder 59

Miscellaneous Items

Box 1, Folder 60

Catalago de los Dibujos de Plantas Mexicanas de Olivia Converse, Biblioteca Benjamin Franklin 1946

Box 1, Folder 61

Exposicion de Dibujos de Plantas Mexicanas 1946

Box 1, Folder 62

Collecting Permit and Identity Card 1939

Scope and Contents note

Includes photo of Converse.
Box 1, Folder 63

Published Journal Cover and Obituary 1948-1973

Scope and Contents note

Obituary appeared in Macpalxochitl Boletin Mensual de la Sociedad Botanica de Mexico , June 1973.
Box 2

Notebooks--6 bound and spiral

Photo_box 1

Photographs

Scope and Contents note

1 box of photographs of varying sizes. There is one complete set plus a partial second set of 4 x 5 photos of her drawings; additional 5 x 7 photographs of her drawings; and photos of various trees and flowers. There is also a photo of Olivia Converse and two photos of unidentified women.
 

Drawings

Scope and Contents note

One oversize box contains sketches, drawings in various stages, and paintings of plants and mockups for the cover of the book. The other box contains 84 finished pencil drawings.
Box 3

Miscellaneous Artwork

Box 4

Original Drawings