Henri Philibert Papers (PP)


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Collectors: Philibert, Henri, 1822-1901.
Title: Henri Philibert Papers (PP)
Dates: 1888-1896
Quantity: 0.3 linear feet; 1 box
Call Phrase: Philibert (PP)

Biography of Henri Philibert

Henri Philibert (1822-1901) was a bryologist and honorary professor at the Faculty of Letters in Aix, Germany, where he was born 15 November 1822. He conducted studies of an anatomical structure of mosses called the “peristome” which is a ring of moisture-absorbing teeth surrounding the opening of the moss spore capsule.


Scope and Content

The Henri Philibert collection consists of one box of seven files of the author’s translations from French into English of a series of articles entitled “Studies on the peristome.”


Arrangement

The collection is organized into one series:
Series 1: Studies on the Peristome. 1888-1896. Arranged chronologically.


Restrictions

Access restrictions

This collection is open for research with permission from Mertz Library staff.

Copyright

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.


Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Subjects
New York Botanical Garden Archives.
Peristome (Botany).
Philibert, Henri, 1822-1901 -- Archives.


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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henri Philibert Papers (PP), Archives, The New York Botanical Garden.

Acquisition Information

This collection was transferred to the New York Botanical Garden Archives.

Processing Information

Originally processed by David Rose, Archives Assistant, December 1999 with grant funding from The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH-PA 23141-98) and the Harriet Ford Dickenson Foundation. Convert to EAD in August 2006 by Kathleene Konkle under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH-PA 50678-04).


Container List

 

Series 1. Typescripts.

Scope and Content:

There is one file containing five numbers of the Revue Bryologique (1888) which published parts 1-5 of Philibert’s 7th article on the peristome. The remaining six files are the author’s own translations of various parts of his 7th, 8th, and 9th articles on the subject, plus an index on the series published from 1884 - 1888.

Folder Title Date
1.1 “Etudes sur le peristome” 1888 Revue Bryologique, Nos 1-5; 7th article, parts 1-5 1888-1896
1.2 “Studies on the peristome” 1888, translation, 7th article, parts 1-5 1888-1896
1.3 “Studies on the peristome” 1888, translation, 8th article, part 1 1888-1896
1.4 “Studies on the peristome” 1889, translation, 8th article, part 3 1888-1896
1.5 “Studies on the peristome” 1889, translation, 8th article, parts 5 and 6 1888-1896
1.6 “Studies on the peristome” 1896, translation, 9th article, parts 2 and 3 1888-1896
1.7 “Studies on the peristome” index 1888-1896

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