Benjamin Yoe Morrison (18911966)
Morrison, Benjamin Yoe
Photo made by a visiting Latin American on the front porch of his home after a session in the garden.
Date: June 1941
HI Archives portrait no. 19
Scope and content note
Boxes 1 and 2
Personal documents, 19151962
Satsuki Azalea manuscript (two folders)
Miscellaneous Satsuki items
Untitled Azalea manuscript
Glenn Dale and Takoma Park Azalea worksheets
Glenn Dale Azalea checklist, 1951 (three mimeographed copies)
Manuscript of general bulletin, “Azalea cultivation”
Manuscript of Beattie azaleas
Manuscript, “The Enemies of Azaleas”
Excerpts from Les Azalées, by Leon Duval, Paris, 1895
Miscellaneous Azalea drafts and notes
Notes and manuscript for a book on bulbs (two folders)
Manuscript, “Cactus Circular for Beginners”
Manuscript of work on landscape architecture from a journey to Japan (two folders)
Manuscript of work on Narcissus
Drafts and notes on Narcissus (Tazetta)
Manuscript, “Daffodils at Hermitage Gardens,” 1946
Manuscript of book on ornamentals
Transcriptions and notes, in French and English, on Iris (includes a section from [Reports of the Sessions of the Société de Biologie, XCIX (38) 4 January 1929].
Transcript: [Siehe, W. The Juno Group of Iris Species in Asia Minor. Allgemeine Botanische Zeitschrift No. 7/8. JulyAugust 1905].
Copy of description of U.S. National Arboretum (14 pages, carbon copy typescript)
Report of horticultural trip to Britain, France, Germany, and Holland, 1931? (ca.80 pages, carbon copy typescript)
“Report on Agricultural Survey of Peru,” partially by Morrison and under his supervision, ca.1942 (43 mimeographed pages and photos)
“General Discussion of Existing Stations and Other Agricultural Centers,” ca.1944 (ca.80 pages, carbon copy typescript)
Salve Regina libretto, by Morrison, with related correspondence and other items
Breeding notes (two notebooks)
Eight mounted photographs of plants with Japanese labels
Part of a group of 17 books, pamphlets, and manuscript volumes in Japanese, some relating to plants. (Eleven are in Box 8, six are on the shelf.) See accompanying handwritten list by G. H. M. Lawrence of items given by Phoebe Morrison. These apparently apply (in some degree) to these 17 items.
Fifty-five photostats of drawings of Oriental garden scenes; two pages of typed manuscript describing two temples; one reprint: Peterson, Frederick. 1940. Chinese Gardens. Field Art 62: 383386; one broadside of botanical sketches for 1933 Christmas greeting.
Items found inside Morrison’s 1916 journal
Explanatory note on exhibit in Kyoto, 1916
23 Ink drawings of China, 1 September30 October 1916
3 Ink drawings of Kyoto, Japan, 56 December 1916
14 Ink drawings of private gardens in Japan, 24 February 191618 July 1916
11 Ink drawings of Arima and Arsenal Garden, Japan, 2 May 191627 May 1916
3 Ink drawings of Ichida Garden, Kyoto, Japan, 2 June 1916
3 Ink drawings of Heian Jingu, 24 May 1916
3 Ink drawings of Saga, 8 June 1916
3 Ink drawings of Mr. Hara’s Garden, Tokyo, 16 May 1916
11 Ink drawings of Niko, Japan, 11 and 15 May 1916
6 Ink drawings of Japanese Gardens, 16 March 191610 April 1916
2 Ink drawings of Mrs. Hirooku’s Garden, Osaka, 22 June 1916
2 Ink drawings of Daitokiyi, Temple Gardens, Japan, 1916
3 Pastels, Kyoto, Japan, 11 June 1916
Ink drawing of Nanking, 6 October 1916
Ink drawing of Wuchang, 20 September 1916
Ink drawing of Peking, 3 September 1916
Ink drawing of a side street near Ginkakiji?, 4 June 1916
Ink drawing of Kitano, 1916
Figure sketches and faces, 24 February 191631 March 1916
Pastel of Torakigose, Japan, 1916
Pastel of clothesline, n.d.
Pastel of Kyoto, 11 June 1916
Pastel of Kyoto, n.d.
Watercolor of street scene, n.d.
Line drawing of jester in forest, n.d.
Additional material, shelved
Morrison, Benjamin Yoe
Date: April 1931 (age 40)
Location: In Richardson’s garden with gregelach flowers, Waterford Island.
HI Archives portrait no. 15
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