Edward Lee Greene Papers
Scope and Content
Letters received by Greene (1871-1915), and copies of Greene's correspondence (1904-1909); notebooks containing descriptions of plant species; clippings and scrapbooks; notebooks containing records of letters sent by Greene (1881-1915); an account book (1830s) and financial records; report of the Botany Department, Catholic University of America (1902); card file of books in Greene's library; botanical and autobiographical articles and manuscripts by Greene; and photographs.
Greene's letters to Julius A. Nieuwland, CSC, 1905-1915, may be found in box 10 of the Nieuwland Papers and in our digital edition of Nieuwland's correspondence. The Nieuwland Papers also include a folder containing photostats of Greene's leaflets (box 9 folder 11).
The Robert P. McIntosh Collection in our archives contains a card file (CMSH box 2) that serves as a supplementary finding aid for Greene's letter books (in boxes 10 and 11 below).
Microfilm of Greene papers was made and sent to the University of Oregon Library in November, 1965.
- Creation: 1830s-1915
- Greene, Edward Lee, 1843-1915 (Person)
Language of Materials
Episcopal clergyman, convert to Catholicism, and botantist who taught at the University of California (Berkeley) and the Catholic University of America (1885-1904) and served as an associate in botany at the Smithsonian Institution (1904-1909); LL.D., University of Notre Dame (1895).
14 linear feet. 5 linear inches of photographs.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Obtained from Edward L. Greene, January 25, 1915.
- Edward Lee Greene Papers
- University of Notre Dame Archives
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