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University of California Botanical Expedition to Alaska (Bering Sea): photographs by A. Lawson, 1899.

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    1. MISC 1884 must be paged/requested for in-library use only
Author/Creator:
Lawson, Anstruther Abercrombie, 1874?-1927
Language:
English.
Publication date:
1899
Format:
  • Manuscript/Archive
  • 50 black and white prints (1 folder)
Access:
Open for research; material must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.
Summary:
Includes photos of the botanists (Hunt, Jepson, Lawson, and Setchell), native people and their homes, and vegetation and topography. Areas identified are Illiliuk, Unalaska, Juneau, Unimak Island, Dutch Harbor, Sitka, and Douglas. There are numerous photos of individual plants, including willows, lupin, Castilleja, iris, Senecio, and a large seaweed (Alaria sp.)
Source:
Gift of John H. Thomas, 1996. Accession 1996-174.
Note:
William Albert Setchell, prominent phycologist was chair of the Botany Department at the University of California, Berkeley.
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