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Desert plants -- Arizona

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

C. David Bertelsen papers

Identifier: MS 779

This collection consists of research notes, field notes, publications, and slides related to flora in the Finger Rock Canyon/Mt. Kimball region of the Santa Catalina Mountains.

Dates: 1987-2021

Annita Delano photograph collection

Identifier: MS 439

Photographs, postcards and newspaper clippings, circa 1930-1940. This collection is comprised of photographs, photographic postcards and newspaper clippings collected by California artist and UCLA professor of art Annita Delano.

Dates: 1930-1940

Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution records

Identifier: AZ 356

This collection contains chiefly correspondence, along with reports, minutes of meetings, and financial records related to the establishment, development, and operation of the Desert Laboratory and Coastal Laboratory under directors Daniel T. MacDougal and Forrest Shreve.

Dates: 1903-1985

Matthew B. Johnson Florilegium of the Krutch Garden collection

Identifier: MS 745

This collection includes illustrations commissioned by the Campus Arboretum of plants found within the Joseph Wood Krutch Garden at the University of Arizona.

Dates: 2013-2022

Manuscripts of Joseph Wood Krutch

Identifier: AZ 164
Abstract Joseph Wood Krutch, 1893-1970, was an author, educator, and naturalist. Author of social criticism, critical biographies, and later naturalist essays; retired to Tucson in 1952 and completed several works. This collection includes typescripts, some with holograph corrections, of published manuscripts for The Desert Year, 1952, Voice of the Desert: A Naturalist's Interpretation, 1955, The Great...
Dates: 1952-1970

Steve McLaughlin field notebooks

Identifier: MS 727

This collection contains the field notebooks of the botanist Steve McLaughlin, spanning 1973 -2016. Most are related to the thousands of plant specimens he collected over his career, though some include personal anecdotes and journal entries detailing his trips throughout Arizona and the Southwest.

Dates: August 30,1973 - June 9, 2016

Gary Nabhan papers

Identifier: MS 337

Papers, 1969-2008 of Gary Paul Nabhan, ethnobotanist, plant ecologist, and author. Contains journals, scholarly and popular published works, production materials relating to his monographs, and transparency slides from his research and public lectures. The contents of this collection focus on the Sonoran Desert bioregion and aridlands agriculture and ethnobotany more generally.

Dates: 1969 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1995

Forrest Shreve speeches

Identifier: AZ 566

Forrest Shreve, 1878-1950, was a botanist, desert plant ecologist; on the staff of the Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution, Tucson, Arizona, from 1908 to 1929, director from 1929 to 1938. Collection includes transcripts of five speeches, including author's corrections, relating to Shreve's work at the laboratory.

Dates: 1920-1933

The Desert Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington: History and Achievements

Identifier: AZ 425
Abstract William Grovenor McGinnies was an arid lands ecologist, educator; University of Arizona Assistant Professor, 1927-1929, Associate Professor, 1930-1932, Acting Head of the Botany Department, 1932-1935, Director of Lab Tree Research, 1960-1964, Director of Office of Arid Land Studies and Professor of Dendrochronology, 1965-1969, Research ecologist Office of Arid Land Studies, 1969-1974. Originally published as Discovering the Desert: Legacy of the Carnegie Desert Botanical Laboratory, by the...
Dates: 1981

James W. Toumey agricultural correspondence

Identifier: MS 649

Correspondence, from the 1890s, mostly with colleagues from other colleges and universities and state agricultural agencies concerning plants both sharing plants and issues with plants.

Dates: 1892-1898