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Charles Russell Orcutt papers
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Description
The papers consist of the correspondence of botanist Charles Russell Orcutt. There are a few documents and manuscripts and six pieces of ephemera
Background
Charles R. Orcutt, botanist and editor. In 1879, he came from Vermont to San Diego where his father established the Orcutt Seed and Plant Company near the ruins of the San Diego mission. From an early age he collected and studied plants, making many contributions to the Smithsonian Institution during his lifetime. Orcutt edited the American botanist (1898-1900), American plants (1907-1910), and The West American scientist (1884-1919). He died in Haiti in 1929.
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1 box
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