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Inventory

I. Correspondence and Subject Files

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent or subject. An index is available.

Box 1: A-E (65 folders).
  • folder 1: A. 1930-1969.
  • folder 2: Academy of Sciences - Historical. 1936-1973. Includes photos, programs, etc.
  • folder 3: Acme Agency. 1942-1944. correspondence about translating P.W.'s book on maize
  • folder 4: American Book Co. 1945-1950. About reviewing of texts of A.B.C.
  • folder 5: American Heritage. About request for use of an illustration.
  • folder 6: Anderson, E.G. 1918-1932.
  • folder 7: Anderson, Edgar. 1941-1957. About specimens.
  • folder 8: Andronescu, D.I. 1917-1923.
  • folder 9: Anthropological. 1934-1952. About Indian corn hills, etc.
  • folder 10: Arber, Agnes. 1925-1951.
  • folder 11: Australia - Botanical Gardens Experiment Stations. 1918-1962. About grasses.
  • folder 12: Autographs. 1921-1947. Includes necrology of I.A.S.; speaking invitations; photographs.
  • folder 13: B. 1935-1958.
  • folder 14: Barro Colorado Island. 1945-1965.
  • folder 15: Black, Glenn A. & Bushnell, T.M. 1937-1962.
  • folder 16: Blom, Frans. 1935-1957. About publications.
  • folder 17: Book Dealers. 1918-1957. About buying & selling of (rare) books. [see also Weigel, Oswald].
  • folder 18: Book Reviews. 1958-1964.
  • folder 19: Botanical Society of America - Inactive File. 1938-1960.
  • folder 20: Botany in Indiana. 1950-1966.
  • folder 21: Botany 101, 102. 1942-1951. Includes articles, etc.
  • folder 22: Brand, Donald D. 1936-1938.
  • folder 23: Briscoe, Herman T. 1942-1949.
  • folder 24: Brodie, Harold J. 1956-1975.
  • folder 25: Brown, Mr. & Mrs. V.E. 1937-1944. Includes sale lists of plants.
  • folder 26: Brussels Botanical Garden. 1935-1969. About seeds.
  • folder 27: Bryan, William Lowe. 1927-1946. About Indiana University business.
  • folder 28: Buitenzorg. 1916-1923. About corn seeds.
  • folder 29: C. 1921-1955.
  • folder 30: Campus Trees Booklet. 1960-1972.
  • folder 31-32: Campus Trees - Labeling. 1961-1968.
  • folder 33: Campus Trees - Supplementary Materials. 1940-1954. printed material Includes articles; maps, guides; etc.
  • folder 34: Carter, Floyd. 1929-1949. About seed collections.
  • folder 35: Castetter, Edward F. 1937-1953.
  • folder 36: Chase, Agnes. 1923-1957. About Smithsonian Institute correspondence.
  • folder 37: China & Chinese. 1921-1930. About etymology of Chinese word for corn.
  • folder 38: Chronica Botanica. 1939-1955. Includes catalogs, pamphlets.
  • folder 39: Church — Methodist. 1941-1969. About church business, etc.
  • folder 40: Cleland, Robert E. 1938-1963.
  • folder 41: Collins, J.L. & Kempton, J.H. 1917-1952. About seeds.
  • folder 42: Commercial. 1925-1933. Includes: National Cob Pipe Works: Grains of "cob" corn; Eli Lilly: pernicious anemia; corn grown commercially.
  • folder 43: Conservation, U.S. Dept. of. 1927-1973.
  • folder 44: Corn (book) - Reviews. 1954-1973
  • folder 45: Corn - Problems Queries and Comments. 1952-1973.
  • folder 46: Corn - Questions. 1920-1932.
  • folder 47: Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station. 1919-1934.
  • folder 48: Cosgrove, Mary (University of Illinois). 1972.
  • folder 49: Courses - Outlines. Includes a number of printed outlines of Botany Courses.
  • folder 50: Courses - Proposed - Indiana University. 1937. Includes 4 proposals.
  • folder 51: Cruxent, Jose M. 1950-1953.
  • folder 52: Cutler, Hugh C. 1944-1950. About corn; grasses.
  • folder 53: D. 1921-1970.
  • folder 54-56: Deam biography. see also Writings in Box 5.
  • folder 57: DeVol, Charles E. 1931-1974. About specimens.
  • folder 58: Discussion Club. 1928-1974. Includes notes, roster, & programs.
  • folder 59: Dobbins, David. 1967-1970.
  • folder 60: Duncan, Wilbur H. 1934-1952. About specimens.
  • folder 61: E. 1919-1951.
  • folder 62: Eames & McDaniels - PLANT ANATOMY, McGraw-Hill. 1940. About revisions.
  • folder 63: Elias, Maxim K. 1942-1947.
  • folder 64: Encyclopedias. 1953-1968. About research on articles on grasses & corn.
  • folder 65: Evans, Morgan W. 1923-1933. About herbs & seeds.
Box 2: F-J (56 folders).
  • folder 1: F. 1943-1973.
  • folder 2-3: Faculty - Annual Reports. 1947-1957.
  • folder 4: Faculty Committees - Policy. 1943-1951.
  • folder 5-6: Faculty Committees - Policy - Curriculum. 1945-1948.
  • folder 7: Faculty Committees - Post War Planning. 1943-1944.
  • folder 8: Faculty Committees - Rules & Business. 1946-1966.
  • folder 9: Faculty Committees - Survey Committee. 1937-1940.
  • folder 10: Faculty Council. 1952-1953.
  • folder 11: Field Course. 1960.
  • folder 12: Florida Agricultural Experiment Station. 1917-1933.
  • folder 13: Franklin College. 1960-1974. Includes reports, pamphlets, programs, etc.
  • folder 14-15: Funk Brothers. 1944-1961. Includes pamphlets, etc. about corn.
  • folder 16: Funk Brothers - "The Great Story of Corn." 1953-1961. Includes shooting script; comments, etc.
  • folder 17: G. 1918-1957.
  • folder 18: Genetics Society. 1956.
  • folder 19: Graduate Students. Dr. Lois Farquharson. 1952-1961.
  • folder 20: Graduate Students. Elfrieda Lang. 1947-1949.
  • folder 21: Graduate Students. Cecilia Josephine Lauby. 1948.
  • folder 22: Graduate Students. H. Bruce Ledin. 1940-1950.
  • folder 23: Graduate Students. Scott McCoy. 1944-1946.
  • folder 24: Graduate Students. Barbara Peebles. 1946-1948.
  • folder 25: Graduate Students. Y.F. Shen. 1949-1954.
  • folder 26: Graduate Students. Bertice Clarence Williams. 1945-1948.
  • folder 27: Grants. 1931-1932. Includes proposals.
  • folder 28: Grasses, Miscellaneous. 1961-1970.
  • folder 29: Guatemala. 1932-1945.
  • folder 30: Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. 1944-1962. Includes applications, bibliographies, etc.
  • folder 32: Hanover College. 1962-1966. Includes syllabi, grades, etc.
  • folder 33: Harcourt, Brace & Co. 1937-1938.
  • folder 34: Harshberger, John W. 1917-1928.
  • folder 35: Hayes, Lois F. 1968.
  • folder 36: Heinesch, Arthur. 1915-1929.
  • folder 37: Historic Preservation. 1969-1975.
  • folder 38: Hitchcock, A.S. - U.S.D.A. 1917-1933.
  • folder 39: Hunt Botanical Library. 1970-1972.
  • folder 40: Hybrid Corn. 1939-1957.
  • folder 41: I.1943-1948.
  • folder 42: Illustrations. 1968-1973. About permission to use.
  • folder 43: India. 1916-1951.
  • folder 44: Indian Agencies. 1917-1951.
  • folder 45: Indiana Historical Society.
  • folder 46: Indiana University Administration - Miscellaneous.
  • folder 47: Indiana University - Botany Faculty. 1957-1959.
  • folder 48: Indiana University - Insurance. T.I.A.A.: C.R.E.F. Annuities.
  • folder 49: Insurance Policies - Miscellaneous. 1938-1970. Includes Mortgages; car insurance policies; order forms for purchasing.
  • folder 50: International Botanical Congress. 1951-1954.
  • folder 51: International Society of Plant Morphologists. 1951-1969.
  • folder 52: Invitation Papers. 1929-1939.
  • folder 53: J. 1943-1955.
  • folder 54: Jansen, P. 1930-1946.
  • folder 55: Japan. 1929-1932. About grasses.
  • folder 56: Just, Theodore. (University of Notre Dame). 1934-1946.
Box 3: K-S (73 folders).
  • folder 1: K. 1941-1961.
  • folder 2: Kew Botanic Garden. 1935-1950.
  • folder 3: Kinsey, Alfred C. - American Midland. 1972.
  • folder 4: Kudos. 1922-1973.
  • folder 5: L. 1937-1959.
  • folder 6: Latin America. 1930-1945. Includes official papers; pamphlets, etc.
  • folder 7: Laboratory Manual. 1958-1966. Includes bills & expense sheets, etc.
  • folder 8: Linguistic Institute. 1948-1952.
  • folder 9: M. 1934-1957.
  • folder 10: Macmillan - correspondence. About INDIAN CORN IN OLD AMERICA.
  • folder 11: Maize Breeding. 1956-1957.
  • folder 12: Maize Committee. 1949-1958.
  • folder 13: Maize Genetics. 1939-1950.
  • folder 14: Mangelsdorf, P.C. 1923-1953.
  • folder 15: Medical Supply Co. 1952-1954.
  • folder 16. Men of Science - Indiana. 1945-1950.
  • folder 17: Mesa Verde. 1963. About corn growing.
  • folder 18: Mexico. 1941-1948.
  • folder 19: Miles, C. Donald. 1969-1970.
  • folder 20: Miller, Isabel & Edwin C. 1935-1949.
  • folder 21: Mottier, David M. 1920-1940.
  • folder 22: N. 1945-1955.
  • folder 23: New EnglandBotanical Club. 1944-1946. Includes pamphlets, etc.
  • folder 24: O'Neal, Claude E. 1939-1971.
  • folder 25-27: Orientation - Foreign Students. 1960-1962, Inclusive.
  • folder 28: P. 1933-1960.
  • folder 29: Page, Virginia. 1928-1971. Includes Graduate Student information.
  • folder 30: Parodi, Lorenzo R. 1927-1951.
  • folder 31: Payne, Fernandus. 1935-1947. Includes memos, etc.
  • folder 32: Pendleton, Robert L. 1946-1957.
  • folder 33: Peru. 1953-1954.
  • folder 34: Phillippine Islands. 1917-1929. About grasses.
  • folder 35: Photography - Miscellaneous. 1950-1964.
  • folder 36: PLANT BIOLOGY. 1941-1965. Includes reviews.
  • folder 37: Plant Introduction - Plant Quarantine. 1944-1959. Includes forms, etc.
  • folder 38: Pohl, Richard W. - Iowa State Univ. 1960-1971. About exchange of seeds and p1ants.
  • folder 39: Popence, Wilson & John. 1934-1964.
  • folder 40: Publications - Comments on. 1916-1964.
  • folder 41: Publications - University of Chicago Press. 1922-1933.
  • folder 42: H. 1935-1961.
  • folder 43: Radio. 1943-1948.
  • folder 44: Randolph, Lowell F. 1947-1966.
  • folder 45: Recommendations. 1955-1961.
  • folder 46: Reed, Helen. 1952.
  • folder 47: Reeder, John H. 1948.
  • folder 48: Research - Reports on. 1934-1939.
  • folder 49: Retirement Letters. 1965-1971.
  • folder 50: Reviews. 1970-1971.
  • folder 51: Riecken, William E. 1941-1950.
  • folder 52: Rockefeller Foundation - Mexico. 1955-1964.
  • folder 53: Rodriguez, Juan (Guatemala). 1896-1917.
  • folder 54: S. 1937-1962.
  • folder 55: Sabbatical. 1956.
  • folder 56: St. John, R.C. - DeKalb Agricultural Association. 1941-1951.
  • folder 57: Sass, John E. 1936-1947.
  • folder 58: W.B. Saunders Co., Pub. - Botany text. 1938-1965. Includes statements, invoices, requests for permission to reproduce illustrations, etc.
  • folder 59: Schaffer, John H. 1920-1932.
  • folder 60: Seed & Plant Introduction - U.S.D.A. 1916-1955.
  • folder 61: Seed Trade Association. 1947-1949.
  • folder 62: Seeds & Seed Plants. 1973. Includes article on seeds of plants.
  • folder 63: Sharman, B.C. 1938-1944.
  • folder 64: Sigma XI. 1904-1968. Includes Bulletin on Constitution & By-Laws; a List of Officers, etc.
  • folder 65: Sohns, Ernest R. 1946-1956.
  • folder 66: South Africa. 1928-1957.
  • folder 67: South America. 1916-1938.
  • folder 68: Soviet Union. 1935-1939.
  • folder 69: Speaking Engagements. 1945-1952.
  • folder 70: Sprague, G.F. 1953-1955. Includes galley proofs.
  • folder 71: Stevens, 0.A. 1945-1950. About Laboratory Manual.
  • folder 72: Summer Institute for Teachers. 1960-1961.
  • folder 73: Swallen, Jason H. 1937-1950.
Box 4: T-Z (42 folders).
  • folder 1: T. 1922-1970.
  • folder 2-3: Tax Receipts & Returns. 1939-1954.
  • folder 4: Taxonomy. 1952-1956. Includes papers of taxonomy.
  • folder 5: Teachers' Training Committee. 1934-1944.
  • folder 6: Teaching of botany. Includes outlines for teaching botany.
  • folder 7: Television. 1955-1956. About I.U. Television series on botany.
  • folder 8: Temporary File. 1938-1975. Includes miscellaneous correspondence.
  • folder 9: Textbook. 1946-1959. Includes complimentary copies of articles.
  • folder 10-13: Thailand Project. 1952-1970.
  • folder 14-18: Thailand Project. A-Z.
  • folder 19: Thailand. Class Records.
  • folder 20: Thailand. Contract Activities. 1957-1959.
  • folder 21: Thailand. Miscellaneous.
  • folder 22: Thailand. Monthly Reports. 1958-1959.
  • folder 23: Thailand. Wright, W.W. & Porter, W.P. 1955-1959. Includes programs, work­sheets, memos.
  • folder 24: Torch Club. 1950-1953. Includes memos, membership lists, etc.
  • folder 25: Union Starch & Refining Co. 1955-1958.
  • folder 26: U.S.D.A. - Miscellaneous. 1948.
  • folder 27: University Council. 1935-1941.
  • folder 28: University Presses. 1952-1953. About publishing INDIAN CORN IN OLD AMERICA.
  • folder 29: V. 1937-1953.
  • folder 30: Valencia, Juan I. 1943-1945.
  • folder 31: VanFleet, Dick. 1939-1957.
  • folder 32: Venezuela. 1942-1947.
  • folder 33: Visiting Scientists Program. 1955-1960.
  • folder 34: W. 1943-1959.
  • folder 35: Weigel, Oswald. 1930-1937. About rare books, grasses, etc.
  • folder 36: Wells, Herman B. 1937-1962. Includes reports.
  • folder 37: Whiting, Alfred F. 1940-1942.
  • folder 38: Wylie, Robert B. 1919-1959.
  • folder 39: Y. 1959-1960.
  • folder 40: Young, R.A. - U.S.D.A. 1936-1939.
  • folder 41: Z. 1934-1973.
  • folder 42: Zeiner, Helen. 1943-1968.

II. Writings

Box 5:
  • folders 1-9: BOTANY [textbook]. 3rd edition. Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders, 1956. page proof; 8 folders of illustrations, photographs, drawings, etc. used in the above text as well as other texts by P.W.; page proof
  • folder 10: Charles C. Deam biography. Catalogue of the Deam library. Typescript, ditto, and carbon.
  • folder 11: Charles C. Deam biography. "Deamiana" - contributed by W.A. Daily. Contains correspondence of Charles Deam, Nov. 26, 1933 - Dec. 8, 1952. Most are typed transcripts or photocopies, but a few are originals.
  • folder 12-16: Charles C. Deam biography. A paste-up typescript; final draft typescript; carbon of first complete manuscript. 68p.; typescript of variant draft.; carbon copies of various portions of biography.
  • folder 17-18: Charles C. Deam biography. Photographs.
  • folder 19: Charles C. Deam biography. Clippings
  • folder 20-22: Evolution of maize. Illustrations for P.W.'s dissertation, 1918.
  • folder 23: How the corn plant went to Europe. 1st draft, l4 leaves; typescript, l9 leaves; 2 carbon copies, l2 leaves.
  • folder 24: Liberal education. Paper written for a college English class, 1911. 3p.
  • folder 25-32: The morphology of grasses. Draft [ages fpr unfinished book
Box 6
Translations
  • Grasses. Various articles on morphology and Phylogeny. translated from the German. Paul Weatherwax. 1929. T.D. 206p. Bound
  • Grasses. Articles on Morphology and Taxonomy. Translated from French and German. Paul Weatherwax. 1936. T.D. 210p. Bound

III. Miscellaneous

Box 6:
  • folder 1: Accession lists. seeds (3 notebooks); grass seeds, exclusive of Zea (2 notebooks); grass seeds and living plants excluding Zea (1 notebook); lose pages
  • folders 2-7: College notes, ca. 1915, for geology, evolution, physical chemistry, and physiological chemistry. 11 notebooks.
  • folder 8: Memorabilia. Including information about passports; P.W.'s grade cards from I.U., etc.
  • folder 9: Planting record, 1952-1963. (1 notebook)
  • folder 10: School books. 1911? Poems, stories, class notes, with many colored and pen illustrations; undated. Poems, music, outlines, etc. (2 notebooks)
  • folder 11: Student Grade Book, 1911-1915.
  • folders 12-15: Trip diaries, 1925-1969. Mostly concerning seed or plant gathering trips to Florida, the Southwest, several Central American countries and Thailand. (17 notebooks)
  • folder 16: Miscellaneous notes, Mar. 1934-Oct. 1940; May 1946-May 1951. (3 notebooks)

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