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Willem Daniel Margadant (1916–1997), Compiler


Bryologist, taxonomist, bibliographer

Letters Concerning Bryological Literature, [1808–1830]–1845

HI Archives collection no. 24
One box

Margadant, Willem Daniel
Photographer: Carnegie Institute of Technology
Date: 1 January 1962
HI Archives portrait no. 1

Biographical and content note
Willem Daniel Margadant (1916–1997) was a bryologist, taxonomist, botanical bibliographer, and historian. He authored Early Bryological Literature (Pittsburgh, Hunt Botanical Library, 1968; HI Library call no. DT16 M327E).

Other resources
Individual and group portraits of this subject are available from the Hunt Institute portrait collection. Thumbnails of the individual and group portrait holdings are available as PDFs for research purposes. For publication-quality images, contact the Archivist to place an order.

Biographical citations for this subject are available from the Hunt Institute biographical collection as a PDF.

This collection includes photocopies of letters from:

Arnott, George Arnott Walker (1799–1868), to:

Adolphe Brongniart (1801–1876)
14 November 1821; 22 April 1822; 7 June 1822; 7 April 1823; 25 April 1823; 2 July 1823; 11 September 1823; 21 November 1823; 18 December 1823; 15 January 1824; 16 January 1824; 29 May 1824

Robert Wight (1796–1872)
30 July 1834

James Hardie
n.d., possibly later than 1830

de Brébisson, Alphonse (1798–1872), to:
A. P. de Candolle
5 July 1826

Breda,  J. G. S. van (1788–1867), to:
Adolphe Brongniart
10 January 1829; 23 January 1829[?]

Cambessèdes, Jacquesa (1799–1863), to:
A. P. de Candolle
10 March 1829

Caumont, [    ] de, to:
Adolphe Brongniart
11 May 1825

DeKay, James Ellsworth (1792–1851), to:
Adolphe Brongniart
30 September 1823

Desvaux, Auguste Nicaise (1784–1856), to:
Adolphe Brongniart
20 September 1827

Eschweiler, Franz Gerhard (1796–1831), to:
Adolphe Brongniart
20 January 1828; 12 July 1828; 11 December 1828; 2 January 1829; 4 May 1830

Margadant, Willem Daniel
Date: 19 March 1956
HI Archives portrait no. 6

Fries, E. M. (1794–1878), to:
Adolphe Brongniart
25 December 1825 or 1826

Gordon, Alexander, to:
William J. Hooker (1785–1865)
15 July 1844; fragments [poorly photocopied, probably possible to piece out the meaning of each]; 14 August 1844; 17 August 1844; 23 December 1844; 17 April 1845; n.d.

Sprengel, Curt (1766–1833), to:
A. P. de Candolle
17 September 1808; 6 January 1809; 30 November 1809; 9 May 1810; n.d., 1810; 29 December 1811; 22 April 1812; 27 December 1812; 10 March 1813; 17 December 1818; 26 April 1819; 15 May 1820; 23 May 1821; 1 December 1827; 5 February 1829; 15 June 1829; 7 April 1830


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