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|Collectors:||Grove, W.B. (William Bywater), 1848-1938.|
|Title:||William Bywater Grove Papers (PP)|
|Quantity:||2.5 linear inches; 1 box|
|Call Phrase:||Grove (PP)|
William Bywater Grove (1848-1938), a mycologist, was born in Birmingham, England. He was headmaster of the Birmingham School for boys from 1887-1900 and later Lecturer in Botany, Birmingham Municipal Technical School, 1905-1927. As a mycologist he was the Honorary Curator of the Fungus Herbarium at the University of Birmingham. His published writings include The British Rust Fungi (Uredinales) (1913) and British stem- and leaf-fungi (Coelomycetes) (1935). He translated into English the mycological treatise of Louis Rene and Charles Tulasne, Selecta Fungorum Carpologia (3 volumes, 1861-1865). Grove died 6 January 1938 at 89 years of age.
The William Bywater Grove collection consists of correspondence and a typescript translation of the Tulasne brothers’ Selecta Fungorum Carpologia published by Oxford University Press in 1931.
|The collection is organized into two series:|
|Series 1: Typescript.|
|Series 2: Correspondence.|
This collection is open for research with permission from Mertz Library staff.
Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be submitted in writing to the LuEsther T. Mertz Library of the New York Botanical Garden.
|The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.|
|Grove, W.B. (William Bywater), 1848-1938.|
|New York Botanical Garden Archives.|
|Tulasne, Charles, 1816-1884.|
|Tulasne, Louis Rene', 1815-1885. Selecta fungorum carpologia. English.|
William Bywater Grove Papers (PP), Archives, The New York Botanical Garden.
This collection was transferred to the New York Botanical Garden Archives.
Originally processed by David Rose, Archives Assistant, April 1999 with grant funding from The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH-PA 23141-98) and the Harriet Ford Dickenson Foundation. Converted to EAD in June 2006 Kathleene Konkle under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH-PA 50678-04).
Series 1. Typescript.
Scope and Content:
There are 3 files containing a translation of Selecta Fungorum Carpologia.
|1.1||Typescript translation--Selecta Fungorum Carpologia||1924-1928|
|1.2||Typescript translation--Selecta Fungorum Carpologia||1924-1928|
|1.3||Typescript translation--Selecta Fungorum Carpologia||1924-1928|
Series 2. Correspondence.
Scope and Content:
There are 3 letters from Grove to Dr. Howard Kelly, author of American Medical Biographies (1920), who underwrote some of the costs of the translation.
|1.4||Correspondence, William B. Grove to Dr. Howard Kelly||1924-1928|
|1.5||Correspondence, William B. Grove to Dr. Howard Kelly||1924-1928|
|1.6||Correspondence, William B. Grove to Dr. Howard Kelly||1924-1928|