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11th International Botanical Congress (1969)

Records, 1967–[1969]

HI Archives collection no. 10
Four boxes
Five storage boxes of registration forms, Archives stacks after N; first box incorporated into biographical files

See also HI Archives group portraits: 16 Field Trip in Oregon; 228 Excursion in Olympic Mountains; 375 Ceremony Commemorating the Issue of Four New Botanical Stamps.

Scope and content note
This collection includes programs, notes, addresses, memoranda, bulletins, newsletters, reports, brochures, maps, memorabilia, a small amount of correspondence, humorous artwork, and miscellaneous printed and mimeographed material concerning the Congress (Seattle, 24 August to 2 September 1969) and Pre-Congress Trip No. 4 (Muir Woods to Yosemite).

Also found here are items concerning the Congress Commemorative Stamp, including correspondence of Stamp Committee Chairman William L. Stern with botanists, government officials, and others, and some letters exchanged with Committee members George H. M. Lawrence, Robert F. Thorne, Kenton L. Chambers, Albert A. Piringer, and Frederick J. Hermann. In addition, there are mimeographed items, photographs, and other materials related to the planning, promotion, approval, and issuance of the stamp.

Five additional boxes of registration forms were received at the Institute in July 1973. These are being incorporated into the biographical folders of each individual.

Boxes 1–2
Congress and Pre-Congress Trip material

Boxes 3–4
Stamp material

11th International Botanical Congress (1969)
Field Trip in Oregon. International Botanical Congress, 11th, Seattle, Washington, 1969. (front row) Bus Driver, L. E. Morse, G. E. Crow, A. F. G. Buchheim, J. H. Thomas; (second row) Mr. & Mrs. T. Shimamura, Mr. & Mrs. S. G. Shetler, Mrs. H. Sporne, Mrs. P. W. Richards, C. E. Hartt, M. E. Faust, B. P. Deshpande, A. Goldberg, T. C. Brayshaw; (third row) F. R. Fosberg, W. T. Stearn, P. v. Royen, R. D. Baker, K. R. Sporne, A. V. Hall, three unidentified, Mrs. R. B. Gordon; (fourth row) unidentified, G. H. M. Lawrence, H. Doing, R. B. Gordon.
HI Archives group portrait no. 16

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