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1Author:  Shantz, H. L.(Homer LeRoy),1876-1958Requires cookie*
 Title:  Homer Shantz Photograph Collection 1904-1962(bulk 1911-1958) ead 
 Date(s):  1904-1962 
 Abstract:  The Homer Shantz photograph collection is composed of glass plates, photographs, and negatives documenting distinct environments around the world. The collection was created by University of Arizona president and botanist Homer Shantz. Images from the 1919-1920 Smithsonian African Expedition and the 1913 International Phytogeography Expedition are featured in this collection. The collection also contains negatives and prints by Jack McCormick and Walter S. Phillips. 
 Repository:  University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections 
 Subjects:  Phytogeography | Botany—Africa | BotanyUnited States 
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2Author:  Gentry, Howard ScottRequires cookie*
 Title:  Howard Scott Gentry papers, 1816-2005 ead 
 Date(s):  1816-2005 
 Abstract:  Howard Scott Gentry was an American botanist who is especially known for his expertise on the agave plant. Over the course of his work, Gentry introduced 15,000 plants into the United States for study, with his most notable contributions consisting of the development of a cortisone precursor compound, the introduction of disease-resistant wild beans, and the development of jojoba oil. This collection is comprised of professional correspondence, proposals, and manuscripts related to his research of plant species. Also included are some photographs and related material to individual plants in the forms of published articles, pamphlets, booklets, and notes. 
 Repository:  University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections 
 Subjects:  Agriculture | Botany -- United States | Botany -- Research -- Mexico | Chia | Gum Tragacanth | Jojoba | Drimia maritima 
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3Author:  Reeder, John Raymond, PhD Reeder, Charlotte Olive GooddingRequires cookie*
 Title:  John R. Reeder and Charlotte Goodding Reeder papers, 1907-2009 1970-2005 ead 
 Date(s):  1907-2009 
 Abstract:  John Raymond Reeder and Charlotte Goodding Reeder were American agrostologists known for their expertise regarding grasses found in the western and southwestern United States and northern and central Mexico. They discovered and named several new species of grasses and concluded their research work at the University of Arizona Herbarium. This collection consists of biographical materials, professional and personal correspondence, and research files related to their work on grasses. Also included are publications, photographic materials, and scrapbooks focused on botanical subject matters. 
 Repository:  University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections 
 Subjects:  Grasses -- Arizona | Grasses -- Mexico | Agriculture | Botany -- United States | Botany -- Research -- Mexico | Botany -- Research -- United States 
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