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Finding Aid for the Arthur Monrad Johnson colletion of botanical drawings 1914-1941
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Series 1. Anatomy

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 1

Anatomy.

Physical Description: 9 illustrations
 

Series 2. Buds

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 2

Buds.

Physical Description: 15 illustrations
 

Series 3. Flowers

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 3

Flowers.

Physical Description: 22 illustrations
 

Series 4. Fruits

Physical Description: 4 folders
 

Subseries 1. Liliopsida/Monocots

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 4

Arecidae; Commelinidae; Liliidae; Zingiberidae.

Physical Description: 9 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Orders: Arecales; [Juncales]; [Orchidales], Liliales; [Bromeliales], Zingiberales. One general illustration, "Types of Fruits".

Note

APW: Juncales = Poales; Orchidales = Asparagales; Bromeliales = Poales
 

Subseries 2. Magnoliopsida/Eudicots + Magnoliids

Physical Description: 3 folders
Box 1, Folder 5

Asteridae; Caryophyllidae.

Physical Description: 17 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Orders: Asterales, Gentianales, [Scrophulariales], Solanales; Caryophyllales

Note

APW: Scrophulariales = Lamiales
Box 1, Folder 6

Dilleniidae; Hamamelidae; Magnoliidae.

Physical Description: 17 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Orders: [Capparales], Ericales, [Theales], [Violales]; Fagales, [Juglandales], [Urticales]; Magnoliales, Ranunculales

Note

APW: Capparales = Brassicales; Theales = Ericales; Violales = Malpighiales; Juglandales = Fagales; Urticales = Rosales
Box 1, Folder 7

Rosidae.

Physical Description: 35 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Orders: [Euphorbiales], Fabales, Geraniales, Myrtales, Proteales, Rosales, Sapindales

Note

APW: Euphorbiales = Malpighiales
 

Series 5. Inflorescence

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 8

Inflorescence, Infructescence.

Physical Description: 17 illustrations
 

Series 6. Leaves

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 9

Leaves.

Physical Description: 64 illustrations
 

Series 7. Pollen

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 10

Pollen.

Physical Description: 5 illustrations
 

Series 8. Roots

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 11

Roots.

Physical Description: 28 illustrations
 

Series 9. Shoots

Physical Description: 2 folders
 

Subseries 1. Liliopsida/Monocots.

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 12

Arecidae; Commelinidae; Liliidae; Zingiberidae.

Physical Description: 22 illustrstions

Scope and Content Note

Orders: [Arales]; [Cyperales]; Liliales; Zingiberales

Note

APW: Arales = Alismatales; Cyperales = Poales
 

Subseries 2. Magnoliopsida/Eudicots + Magnoliids

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 13

Asteridae; Caryophyllidae; Dilleniidae; Hamamelidae; Rosidae.

Physical Description: 17 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Orders: Gentianales, Solanales; Caryophyllales; [Capparales]; [Hamamelidales], [Urticales]; Apiales, [Rhamnales], Rosales

Note

APW: Capparales = Brassicales; Hamamelidales = Saxifragales; Urticales = Rosales; Rhamnales = Rosales
 

Series 10. Spines

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 14

Spines.

Physical Description: 9 illustrations
 

Series 11. Tendrils

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 15

Tendrils.

Physical Description: 4 illustrations
 

Series 12. Teratological Forms

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 16

Teratological forms.

Physical Description: 34 illustrations
 

Series 13. Ginkgophyta

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Subseries 1. Ginkgoales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 17

Ginkoales.

Physical Description: 1 illustration
 

Series 14. Coniferophyta

Physical Description: 1 folder
 

Subseries 1. Pinales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 18

Pinales.

Physical Description: 17 illustrations
 

Series 15. Magnoliophyta: Liliopsida/Monocots

Physical Description: 12 folders
 

Subseries 1. Alismatales, [Hydrocharitales], [Najadales].

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Hydrocharitales and Najadales = Alismatales
Box 1, Folder 19

Alismatales, [Hydrocharitales], [Najadales].

Physical Description: 10 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

APW: Hydrocharitales and Najadales = Alismatales
 

Subseries 2. [Arales], Arecales.

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

APW: Arales = Alismatales
Box 1, Folder 20

[Arales].

Physical Description: 8 illustrations

Note

APW: Arales = Alismatales
Box 1, Folder 21

Arecales.

Physical Description: 1 illustration
 

Subseries 3. [Cyperales]

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

APW: Cyperales = Poales
Box 1, Folder 22

[Cyperales].

Physical Description: 21 illustrations

Note

APW: Cyperales = Poales
Box 1, Folder 23

[Cyperales].

Physical Description: 32 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Illustrations of grasses of the Chippewa National Forest, Minnesota

Note

APW: Cyperales = Poales
 

Subseries 3. Commelinales, [Juncales], [Typhales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Juncales and Typhales = Poales
Box 1, Folder 24

Commelinales, [Juncales], [Typhales].

Physical Description: 5 illustrations

Note

APW: Juncales and Typhales = Poales
 

Subseries 3. [Cyperales]

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

APW: Cyperales = Poales
Box 3, Folder 1

"A Book of Sedges".

Physical Description: 30 illustrations

Note

The title is taken from the original folder. Also in the folder were: 8 items (pl.29-32, 34-37) of "Grasses from the Chippewa National Forest", moved to Box 1, Folder 23; and, 3 items (pl. II-IV) of "Quercus from Sand Lake", moved to Box 2, Folder 7
 

Subseries 4. Liliales

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 1, Folder 25

Liliales.

Physical Description: 26 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Family: Liliaceae
Box 1, Folder 26

Liliales.

Physical Description: 16 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Families: Agavaceae; [Aloeaceae]; Iridaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilaceae

Note

APW: Agavaceae assigned to Asparagales; Aloaceae = Asphodelaceae, assigned to Asparagales; Iridaceae assigned to Asparagales; Ruscaceae assigned to Asparagales
 

Subseries 4. [Orchidales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Orchidales = Asparagales
Box 1, Folder 27

[Orchidales].

Physical Description: 2 illustrations

Note

APW: Orchidales = Asparagales
 

Subseries 5. [Bromeliales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Bromeliales = Poales
Box 1, Folder 28

[Bromeliales].

Physical Description: 1 illustration

Note

APW: Bromeliales = Poales
 

Subseries 5. Zingiberales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 29

Zingiberales.

Physical Description: 7 illustrations
 

Series 16. Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida/Eudicots + Magnoliids

Physical Description: 45 folders
 

Subseries 1. Dipsacales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 32

Dipsacales.

Physical Description: 8 illustrations
 

Subseries 1. Gentianales, [Rubiales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Rubiales = Gentianales
Box 1, Folder 33

Gentianales, [Rubiales].

Physical Description: 9 illustrations

Note

APW: Rubiales = Gentianales
 

Subseries 1. Lamiales, [Plantaginales], [Scrophulariales]

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

APW: Plantaginales and Scrophulariales = Lamiales
Box 1, Folder 34

Lamiales.

Physical Description: 9 illustrations
Box 1, Folder 35

[Plantaginales], [Scrophulariales].

Physical Description: 17 illustrations

Note

APW: Plantaginales and Scrophulariales = Lamiales
 

Subseries 1. Solanales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 1, Folder 36

Solanales.

Physical Description: 18 illustrations
 

Subseries 1. Asterales, [Calycerales], [Campanulales]

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

APW: Calycerales and Campanulales = Asterales
Box 1, Folder 30

Asterales.

Physical Description: 16 illustrations
Box 1, Folder 31

[Calycerales], [Campanulales].

Physical Description: 4 illustrations

Note

APW: Calycerales and Campanulales = Asterales
 

Subseries 2. Caryophyllales, [Plumbaginales], [Polygonales]

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

APW: Plumbaginales and Polygonales = Caryophyllales
Box 1, Folder 37

Caryophyllales.

Physical Description: 13 illustrations
Box 1, Folder 38

[Plumbaginales], [Polygonales].

Physical Description: 5 illustrations

Note

APW: Plumbaginales and Polygonales = Caryophyllales
 

Subseries 3. [Capparales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Capparales = Brassicales
Box 1, Folder 39

[Capparales].

Physical Description: 6 illustrations

Note

APW: Capparales = Brassicales
 

Subseries 3. [Ebenales], Ericales

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

APW: Ebenales = Ericales
Box 1, Folder 40

[Ebenales].

Physical Description: 6 illustrations

Note

APW: Ebenales = Ericales
Box 1, Folder 41

Ericales.

Physical Description: 16 illustrations
 

Subseries 3. Malvales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 1

Malvales.

Physical Description: 20 illustrations
 

Subseries 3. [Nepenthales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Nepenthales = Caryophyllales
Box 2, Folder 2

[Nepenthales].

Physical Description: 1 illustration

Note

APW: Nepenthales = Caryophyllales
 

Subseries 3. [Primulales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Primulales = Ericales
Box 2, Folder 3

[Primulales].

Physical Description: 1 illustration

Note

APW: Primulales = Ericales
 

Subseries 3. [Salicales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Salicales = Malpighiales
Box 2, Folder 4

[Salicales].

Physical Description: 11 illustrations

Note

APW: Salicales = Malpighiales
 

Subseries 3. [Theales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Theales = Ericales
Box 2, Folder 5

[Theales].

Physical Description: 4 illustrations

Note

APW: Theales = Ericales
 

Subseries 3. [Violales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Violales = Malpighiales.
Box 2, Folder 6

[Violales].

Physical Description: 15 illustrations

Note

APW: Violales = Malpighiales
 

Subseries 4. Fagales, [Juglandales]

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

APW: Juglandales = Fagales
Box 2, Folder 7

Fagales.

Physical Description: 29 illustrations
Box 2, Folder 8

[Juglandales].

Physical Description: 5 illustrations

Note

APW: Juglandales = Fagales
 

Subseries 4. [Hamamelidales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Hamamelidales = Saxifragales
Box 2, Folder 9

[Hamamelidales].

Physical Description: 3 illustrations

Note

APW: Hamamelidales = Saxifragales
 

Subseries 4. [Leitneriales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Leitneriales = Sapindales
Box 2, Folder 10

[Leitneriales].

Physical Description: 1 illustration

Note

APW: Leitneriales = Sapindales
 

Subseries 4. [Urticales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Urticales = Rosales
Box 2, Folder 11

[Urticales].

Physical Description: 9 illustrations

Note

APW: Urticales = Rosales
 

Subseries 5. [Aristolochiales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Aristolochiales = Piperales
Box 2, Folder 12

[Aristolochiales].

Physical Description: 1 illustration

Note

APW: Aristolochiales = Piperales
 

Subseries 5. Laurales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 13

Laurales.

Physical Description: 2 illustrations
 

Subseries 5. Magnoliales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 14

Magnoliales.

Physical Description: 6 illustrations
 

Subseries 5. Nymphaeales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 15

Nymphaeales.

Physical Description: 1 illustration
 

Subseries 5. [Papaverales], Ranunculales

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

APW: Papaverales = Ranunculales
Box 2, Folder 16

[Papaverales].

Physical Description: 5 illustrations

Note

APW: Papaverales = Ranunculales
Box 2, Folder 17

Ranunculales.

Physical Description: 11 illustrations
 

Subseries 6. Apiales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 18

Apiales.

Physical Description: 4 illustrations
 

Subseries 6. Celastrales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 19

Celastrales

Physical Description: 6 illustrations
 

Subseries 6. Cornales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 20

Cornales.

Physical Description: 3 illustrations
 

Subseries 6. [Euphorbiales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Euphorbiales = Malpighiales
Box 2, Folder 21

[Euphorbiales].

Physical Description: 5 illustrations

Note

APW: Euphorbiales = Malpighiales
 

Subseries 6. Fabales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 22

Fabales.

Physical Description: 15 illustrations
 

Subseries 6. Geraniales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 23

Geraniales.

Physical Description: 8 illustrations
 

Subseries 6. [Linales]

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

APW: Linales = Liliales
Box 2, Folder 24

[Linales].

Physical Description: 1 illustration

Note

APW: Linales = Liliales
 

Subseries 6. Myrtales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 25

Myrtales.

Physical Description: 18 illustrations
 

Subseries 6. Proteales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 26

Proteales.

Physical Description: 3 illustrations
 

Subseries 6. [Rhamnales], Rosales

Physical Description: 6 folders

Scope and Content Note

APW: Rhamnales = Rosales
Box 2, Folder 27

[Rhamnales].

Physical Description: 10 illustrations

Note

APW: Rhamnales = Rosales
Box 2, Folder 28

Rosales.

Physical Description: 34 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Families: Crassulaceae; Hydrangeaceae; Grossulariaceae; Pittosporaceae; unidentified families

Note

APW: Crassulaceae assigned to Saxifragales; Hydrangeaceae assigned to Cornales; Grossulariaceae assigned to Saxifragales; Pittosporaceae assigned to Apiales
Box 2, Folder 29

Rosales.

Physical Description: 29 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Family: Rosaceae.
Box 2, Folder 30

Rosales.

Physical Description: 36 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Family Saxifragaceae: Sections Nephrophyllum and Tridactylites

Note

APW: Saxifragaceae assigned to Saxifragales
Box 2, Folder 31

Rosales.

Physical Description: 29 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Family Saxifragaceae: Section Hydatica (Boraphila, Dermasea) (some illustrations published in Am. J. Botany 14(6):323-326, 1927); also: Saxifraga nutallii (published in Am. J. Botany 14(1):38-43, 1927)

Note

APW: Saxifragaceae assigned to Saxifragales. S. nutallii
Box 2, Folder 32

Rosales.

Physical Description: 19 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Family Saxifragaceae: Sections Cymbalaria, Dactyloides, Diptera, Euaizoonia, Hirculus, Porphyrion, Trachyphyllum, Xanthizoon;

Note

APW: Saxifragaceae assigned to Saxifragales
 

Subseries 6. Santalales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 34

Santales.

Physical Description: 1 illustration
 

Subseries 6. Sapindales

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 35

Sapindales.

Physical Description: 23 illustrations
 

Subseries 6. [Rhamnales], Rosales

Physical Description: 6 folders

Scope and Content Note

APW: Rhamnales = Rosales
Folder 33

Rosales.

Physical Description: 28 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Family Saxifragaceae; no Sections indicated

Note

APW: Saxifragaceae assigned to Saxifragales
 

Series 17. Various Materials

Physical Description: 9 folders
 

Subseries 1. Additional Illustrations

Physical Description: 4 folders
Box 2, Folder 36

Unidentified plant illustrations.

Physical Description: 26 illustrations

Note

Unlabeled and unfinished items
Box 2, Folder 37

Insects and mammal bones.

Physical Description: 7 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, 2 plates of long bones and 1 plate of a vertebra
Box 2, Folder 38

Illustration techniques.

Physical Description: 10 illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Various subjects using different pencils or pen-and-ink techniques
Box 3, Folder 2

Maps of South and Central America.

Physical Description: 3 maps

Scope and Content Note

Original folder labeled: Epling, Carl. "Hyptis" drawings, maps.

Note

These seem to be photocopies of published maps, with additional legends
 

Subseries 2. Writings by Arthur M. Johnson.

Physical Description: 3 folders
Box 2, Folder 39

"Botany of the Seed Plants; Outline of a Course of Study", by Arthur M. Johnson. Los Angeles, Students' Co-operative Store, University of California, Los Angeles. 1938

Physical Description: ring-bound paperback
Box 2, Folder 40

Aphids. Aphidinae.

Scope and Content Note

Notes, texts, and pencil sketches; mostly undated, but a few pages are dated 1917 or 1918.
Box 2, Folder 41

Article reprints. 1923-1939

Scope and Content Note

1) The use of the weed-patch in the teaching of high school botany. "School Science and Mathematics", 33(2), 1923. 2) Polyembryony in Eugenia hookeri. "American Journal of Botany", 23(2): 83-88, 1936. 3) Teratological phenomena in Digitalis purpurea var. gloxinaeflora. "American Journal of Botany", 23(3): 220-227, 1936. 4) Abnormalities in the flowers of Melianthus major L. "Publication of the University of California at Los Angeles in Biological Sciences", 1(12): 277-298, 1939
 

Subseries 3. Miscellany

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box 2, Folder 42

Reprints, by W. Westergaard and L-G Romell. 1934-1936

Scope and Content Note

Two reprints from each author
Box 2, Folder 43

Documents pertaining to the collection.

Scope and Content Note

Includes a 5x7" portrait and a short biography.