The Resource "A region of astonishing beauty" : the botanical exploration of the Rocky Mountains, Roger L. Williams

"A region of astonishing beauty" : the botanical exploration of the Rocky Mountains, Roger L. Williams

Label
"A region of astonishing beauty" : the botanical exploration of the Rocky Mountains
Title
"A region of astonishing beauty"
Title remainder
the botanical exploration of the Rocky Mountains
Statement of responsibility
Roger L. Williams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1923-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Roger Lawrence
Index
index present
LC call number
QK26
LC item number
.W46 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Botanists
  • Explorers
  • Botany
Target audience
adult
Label
"A region of astonishing beauty" : the botanical exploration of the Rocky Mountains, Roger L. Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-201) and index
Contents
Lewis and Clark in the Rocky Mountains (1805-1806) -- Edwin James and the long expedition -- Thomas Drummond in the northern Rocky Mountains -- The ascendancy of Thomas Nuttall (1786-1859) -- George Engelmann: a link between East and West -- John Charles Frémont (1813-1890): an unresolved enigma -- Geyer and Burke: two gardeners abroad -- Concluding the 1840s: Wislizenus, Fendler, and Stansbury -- The new era of intensive botanizing: Charles Parry in Colorado -- Joseph Dalton Hooker: Darwin's confidant -- Sereno Watson: botanist by inadvertence -- The Hayden survey: botanical opportunity -- Edward Lee Greene: botanist-historian -- Marcus E. Jones of Utah -- The heightened attention to grasses -- The indomitable Alice Eastwood -- Three notable collectors: Purpus, Cockerell, and Osterhout -- Per Axel Rydberg: the gentle botanist -- Aven Nelson: the great teacher
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 209 p.
Isbn
9781570983979
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002153363
System control number
OCM50982357
Label
"A region of astonishing beauty" : the botanical exploration of the Rocky Mountains, Roger L. Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-201) and index
Contents
Lewis and Clark in the Rocky Mountains (1805-1806) -- Edwin James and the long expedition -- Thomas Drummond in the northern Rocky Mountains -- The ascendancy of Thomas Nuttall (1786-1859) -- George Engelmann: a link between East and West -- John Charles Frémont (1813-1890): an unresolved enigma -- Geyer and Burke: two gardeners abroad -- Concluding the 1840s: Wislizenus, Fendler, and Stansbury -- The new era of intensive botanizing: Charles Parry in Colorado -- Joseph Dalton Hooker: Darwin's confidant -- Sereno Watson: botanist by inadvertence -- The Hayden survey: botanical opportunity -- Edward Lee Greene: botanist-historian -- Marcus E. Jones of Utah -- The heightened attention to grasses -- The indomitable Alice Eastwood -- Three notable collectors: Purpus, Cockerell, and Osterhout -- Per Axel Rydberg: the gentle botanist -- Aven Nelson: the great teacher
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 209 p.
Isbn
9781570983979
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002153363
System control number
OCM50982357

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