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Hui-lin Li Papers
1831-2002

UPT 50 L693

20.0 Cubic feet

Prepared by Kaiyi Chen

2002

Access to collections is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.

PROVENANCE

Gift of Anne S. Li, on behalf of Hui-lin Li and Chih-ying Hsu Li, in July 2001. 

 

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ARRANGEMENT

This collection has been organized into five series: Correspondence Files (including family correspondence); General Files; Research Files; Reference Publications; and Photographs, Slides, Graphics and Scrapbooks. With the exception of the Correspondence Files, which are arranged chronologically, all series have been arranged alphabetically. 

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Hui-lin Li was born in Soochow, a city close to Shanghai, China, in 1911. Li earned his B.S. in Biology in 1930 from Soochow University, an American supported institution of higher learning. He earned his M.S. in Biology in 1932 from Yenching University, also an American supported university, but located in Peking. He joined the faculty at Soochow University in 1932 as an Instructor in Biology. He taught there for eight years. In 1940, he traveled to the United States, where he enrolled in the doctoral program in biology at Harvard University. He earned his Ph.D. in Biology from Harvard in 1942. A year later, Li won a Harrison Fellowship for Research at the University of Pennsylvania. From 1943 to 1946 Li studied at Penn under Francis Pennell of the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia and J. R. Schramm, Chairman of the Department of Botany at Penn. 

In 1946 Soochow University appointed Li to the faculty position of Professor of Biology. Just one year later, the National Taiwan University in Taipei appointed him to a professorship in its Department of Botany. He remained in Taipei until 1950. In that year he returned to the United States and accepted a fellowship at the Blandy Farm of Research of the University of Virginia at Boyce, Virginia. In the spring of 1951, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., appointed Li to the position of Research Associate. 

Photograph of Dr. Li with some of his dwarf treesIn 1952, Li returned to Philadelphia to work on the cytotaxonomy of American azaleas. He was stationed at the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, which was headed by Dr. Schramm, his faculty director at Penn from 1943 to 1946. In 1958 the University of Pennsylvania promoted Li from Research Associate to Associate Professor and in 1963 promoted him again, this time to Professor of Botany. In 1971, Penn appointed him Acting Director of the Arboretum, and in 1972, promoted him to Director. He left the directorship in 1974, when Penn appointed him its first John Bartram Professor of Botany. He retired in 1979. 

Li's research and publication spanned a period of more than fifty years. From 1932 to 1983, he published over 200 papers and nine books. Among the books were The Garden Flowers of China (1959), Woody Flora of Taiwan (1963), The Origin and Cultivation of Shade and Ornamental Trees (1964), Alkaloid-bearing Plants and their Contained Alkaloids (1970), Trees of Pennsylvania, the Atlantic States, and the Lake States (1972) and Flora of Taiwan (1975-1979). Flora of Taiwan was a six-volume work published by an editorial committee chaired by Li. This encyclopedia extends to the study of a total of 228 plant families, including 1,360 genera and 3,577 species. 

Li was John S. Guggenheim Fellow in 1961, a Fulbright Fellow in 1968, and he won many other research grants from prestigious institutions, including the American Philosophical Society and the American Council of Learned Societies. From 1964 to 1965, he was visiting Professor of Biology and Director of University Biological Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was elected a member of the Academia Sinica (Taiwan) in 1964. After the normalization of the relations between China and the United States in 1979, Li was also invited to lecture at many institutions in mainland China. 

 

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SCOPE AND CONTENT

This collection documents the professional career and life of Dr. Hui-lin Li as a professor of botany and researcher. 

The first series includes Li's correspondence related to both his professional activities and personal interest and spanning over nearly half a century from 1945 to 1994. The General Files concern institutions Li was affiliated with or subjects that interested him professionally and intellectually. This series includes an administrative file of the Morris Arboretum around his tenure as first Acting Director and then Director. The Research Files represent numerous projects Li undertook in botanical study. The forms of the material include manuscripts, drafts, notes, publishing correspondence, articles and books published, and reprints. Related to the Research Files is the series of Reference Publications, which cover a wide range of subjects, either directly related to his own research or appealing to him as a botanist with a global perspective as well as a multicultural background. The Photographs, Slides, Graphics and Scrapbooks series contains various forms of visual material which were gathered during Li's professional or research activities. This series includes a large collection of images, either in photograph prints or in slides, of plants from practically all parts of the world, but especially from North America and East Asia, the latter focusing on Taiwan, China, and Japan. 

 

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CONTROLLED ACCESS HEADINGS

Corporate Name(s)

  • University of Pennsylvania. Morris Arboretum.

Subject(s)

  • Botany--East Asia.
  • Botany--North America.
  • Botany.

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INVENTORY

 

Correspondence Files 

Box

Folder

1945-1951, research grants and appointments 

1

1

1948-1963, family letters 

1

2

1950-1960 

1

3

1951-1964 

1

4

1951-1994, miscellaneous 

1

5

1953-1969 

1

6

1954 

1

7

1954-1956 

1

8

1954-1956, University of Tasmania, 

1

9

1954-1964, with a book review on Li's works 

1

10

1955-1957 

1

11

1955-1957 

1

12

1955-1960 

1

13

1955-1963 

1

14

1956-1958, Livingston Publishing Company, re the sale of Chinese Flower Arrangement 

1

15

1956-1959 

1

16

1956-1964 

1

17

1956-1978 

1

18

1957-1960 

1

19

1957-1960, D. Van Nostrand Company, re the publication of Chinese Flower Arrangement 

1

20

1958-1993 

1

21

1959-1960 

1

22

1959-1962 

1

23

1961-1964 

1

24

1962-1964 

1

25

1963-1964 

1

26

1963-1965, Chinese University of Hong Kong 

1

27

1964 

1

28

1964, Hong Kong 

1

29

1964-1965 (1) 

1

30

1964-1965 (2) 

1

31

1964-1965 (3) 

1

32

1964-1965 (4) 

1

33

1965-1966 

1

34

1965-1967, re the trip to Hong Kong 

1

35

1967-1979, Philadelphia Museum of Art 

1

36

1968 

1

37

1969 

1

38

1969-1975 

1

39

1970 

1

40

1971-1980, Miscellaneous 

1

41

1971-1982 

1

42

1973 

1

43

1973-1974 

1

44

1973-1975 

1

45

1973-1975, American Philosophical Society, re Chromotographic Studies 

1

46

1973-1975, Taiwan 

1

47

1974 

1

48

1974, issues re academic freedom, etc. 

1

49

1974, re Li V. MacMahon 

1

50

1974-1979, University of Pennsylvania Press 

1

51

1975-1979, American Philosophical Society, re Chromotographic Studies 

17

1

1975-1979, American Philosophical Society, re Russo-American botanical relationship in the 19th century 

1

52

1975-1979, National Academy of Sciences 

1

53

1975-1980, Chinese University of Hong Kong and the publication of A Fourth Century Flora of Southeast Asia 

17

2

1976 

1

54

1977 

1

55

1977-1981 

1

56

1978-1979, Taiwan 

1

57

1978-1980, Tang, C. A. 

1

58

1979, Chinese botanist delegation 

1

59

1979-1980, China trip 

1

60

1979-1981 

2

1

1980-1981 

2

2

1980-1983 

2

3

1981, Nan-fang Tsao-mu Chuang (A fourth century flora of mainland Southeast Asia, by Chi Han), introduction and translation by Hui-lin Li 

2

4

1981-1982 

2

5

1981-1982, journals, publishers, etc. 

2

6

1982, Academia Sinica 

17

3

1982-1983 (1) 

2

7

1982-1983 (2) 

2

8

1982-1983, Academy of Natural Sciences 

2

9

1982-1983, Committee on Scholarly Communication with the People's Republic of China (CSCPRC), grant application 

2

10

1984-1985 

2

11

1984-1985, with Zhang, Meng-bai, mostly during his trip to the U.S. 

2

12

1984-1986 

2

13

1985, Keng, Hsuan 

2

14

1985-1987 

2

15

1986-1988, Zhang, Meng-bai 

2

16

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General Files 

Box

Folder

Academia Sinica 

1973-1980 

2

17

1977-1991 

2

18

19th Conference, 1990 

2

19

Institute of Botany, 1979 

2

20

New member election, etc., 1980 

2

21

Proceedings of the 18th conference, 1988 

2

22

Academy of Natural Science, Research papers and notes, 1956-[1977] 

2

23

ACTA Botanica Sinica, 1973 Jan.-June, with Li as Translation Editor 

2

24

Advisory Board of Managers of Morris Foundation, Quarterly meeting minutes, 1932 Oct. 4-1941 Oct. 15, with Will of Lydia T. Morris, By-laws, reports, etc. 

2

25

Agricultural Institute (Pingtung, Taiwan), 1979 

2

26

Archaeology findings in China, Clippings, 1965-1981 

2

27

Art collection records, etc., 1978-1991 

2

28

Articles published in China, reprints, 1974-1980 

2

29

Arts of Asia subscription and miscellaneous notes, 1986 

17

4

Atlas of China, two, 1972 

2

30

Certificate of professorship in China, etc., 1947 

2

31

China trip, Lecture notes and clippings, 1981-1983 

2

32

China-Nepal-India-Tibet, n.d. 

2

33

Chinese architectural terms, n.d. 

2

34

Chinese Cultural Renaissance Monthly (in Chinese), Clippings, 1968-1977 (I) 

2

35

Chinese Cultural Renaissance Monthly (in Chinese), Clippings, 1968-1977 (II) 

2

36

Chinese watercolors and sketches, n.d. 

2

37

Clippings 

25th anniversary of the Department of Biology of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1988 and "Science Education at Soochow University," 1985 

2

38

Daily Pennsylvanian, new theory re discovery of America, 1961 

2

39

Frontiers, 1972 Summer 

2

40

Miscellaneous, 1968-1985 

2

41

Miscellaneous, 1975-1977 

2

42

Miscellaneous, 1979-1981 

2

43

Committee on Scholarly Communications with the People's Republic of China, Application for the position of China Specialist, 1973 

2

44

Herold House (publishing house), Note book containing mailing addresses, 1957-1960, with miscellaneous correspondence and invoices 

2

45

Huaxia publishing company (Shanghai), Stock certificates, 1947 

3

1

Lecture in Hong Kong, 1965, newspaper clippings 

3

2

Mailing addresses, [1974] 

3

3

Maps 

Asia, 1942, 1951 

3

4

Central Europe, 1951 

3

5

China, 1945-1948 

3

6

Major Forest Types in the U.S., 1948, 1949 

3

7

Pacific Ocean, 1943 

3

8

Southwest United States, 1940 

3

9

Taiwan, 1956 

3

10

Tree species distribution of Japan, 1951 

3

11

United States of America, 1951 

3

12

World map, 1951 

3

13

National Agricultural Library, Request for photocopy service, 1975 

3

14

National Research Council, Senior Postdoctoral visiting research associateship, 1968 

3

15

National Science Council (Taiwan) 

1975-1980 

3

16

1985 

3

17

Report for Planning the Second Edition of the Flora of Taiwan, 1984 

3

18

Thesis abstracts, 1978 

3

19

National Science Foundation 

Bulletin, 1977-1981 

3

20

Correspondence re grant application, 1978-1979 

3

21

Proposal and rating sheets re Ecosystematics of Taiwania Cryptomeriodes, 1978 

3

22

Proposal rating re the study of soybeans in China, 1977 

3

23

Proposal, studies on the origins of cultivated plants of China, 1979 

3

24

National Taiwan University 

College of Agriculture, Department of Forestry, 1978-1980 

3

25

T. C. Huang, 1978-1979 

3

26

Newspaper clippings, 1965 

3

27

Newspaper clippings, 1968-1980, re plants and pollution, etc. 

3

28

Notebooks 

1953-1981, seven 

3

29

1968-1974, six 

3

30

1973-1982, eight 

3

31

1975-1982, six 

3

32

1977-1980, five 

3

33

Obituary, 2002 

3

33

Personal, Certificates, photographs, biographical data, etc., 1946-1975 

3

34

Personal, Resumes and bibliography, [1983] 

3

35

Personal, Resume, [1968?] 

3

36

Soochow University Alumni, 1984-1995 

3

37

Trip to China, 1981, Correspondence, etc. 

3

38

Who's Who in America, [1984] 

3

39

Morris Arboretum 

Administrative 

1966-1972 

3

40

1969-1974 

3

41

1971-1973 

3

42

1971-1975 

3

43

1975 

3

44

Advisory Board of Managers 

Correspondence, 1959-1969 

3

45

Meeting file, 1962-1964 

3

46

Meeting file, 1967-1971 

3

47

Meeting file, 1970-1971 

3

48

Meeting material, 1971-1972 

3

49

Minutes and financial material, 1961-1967 

3

50

Minutes, 1971-1973 

3

51

Minutes, 1973 Sept. - 1974 March 11 

3

52

Annual report 

1957-1971 

3

53

1966-1970 

3

54

1971-1972 

3

55

1977 

3

56

Associates, list, 1957 April 

3

57

Barnes Lecture, 1970 

3

58

Barnes Lecture, 1974 

3

59

Brief Report of Director, 1970 May 28 

3

60

Bulletin, 1954-1980 

3

61

Bulletin, 1974-1979 

3

62

Community relations, 1973 

3

63

Correspondence re Angus Paxton Heeps, 1972 

3

64

Development programs, etc., 1968-1971 

3

65

Exchanges with China, 1979-1981 

4

1

Investment, 1972-1973 

4

2

Jarvis Fund, 1971 

4

3

Newsletter, 1977-1980 

4

4

Operations and management 

1970-1973 

4

5

1971-1973 

4

6

1971-1973 

4

7

1971-1973 

4

8

Staff and operations 

1967-1973 

4

9

1969-1973 

4

10

1971-1974 

4

11

Will of Lydia T. Morris, 1926-1932 

4

12

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Research Files--Manuscripts, Notes, Reprints 

Box

Folder

Acanthopanax (Chinese Ciwujia) Studies, Correspondence, notes, and relevant material, 1976-1979 

4

13

"Adaptive Radiation in the Flowering Plants", Daniel I. Axelrod, 1960-1961 

4

14

"Adaptive Radiation in the Flowering Plants", Daniel I. Axelrod, 1961-1962 

4

15

Alkaloid-bearing plants study, Notes and reference material, [1960-1974] 

17

5

Alkaloids study, Proposal, notes, and reference material, 1935-1973 

4

16

Aquaculture study, Notes and reference material, 1964-1976 (I) 

17

6

Aquaculture study, Notes and reference material, 1964-1976 (II) 

17

7

Araliaceae study, Manuscript and correspondence with William R. Pendergast, 1978-1982 

17

8

Bibliographical listing, notes, and correspondence, 1975-1982 

4

17

Bibliography of H. L. Li, [1973] 

4

18

Bio 200 course, Notes on bibliography and a list of slides 

4

19

Biology 320--Analytical key to the common families of spermatophytes, Course outline and notes, [1974] 

4

20

Chinese Flower Arrangement, Clippings, 1959-1960 

4

21

Ciwujia study, Translation of papers, clippings and notes, 1980 

17

9

Conference on the origins of Chinese civilization at the University of California, Berkeley, 1978 June, proceeding material 

4

22

Conifer study 

Genera and geographical distribution, notes, n.d. (1) 

4

23

Genera and geographical distribution, notes, n.d. (2) 

4

24

Genera and geographical distribution, notes, n.d. (3) 

17

10

Genera and geographical distribution, typescript, n.d. (1) 

4

25

Genera and geographical distribution, typescript, n.d. (2) 

4

26

Genera and geographical distribution, typescript, n.d. (3) 

4

27

Genera and geographical distribution, typescript, n.d. (4) 

4

28

"Living Indian Gymnosperms, Part I, Cycadales, Ginkgoales and Coniferales," by M. B. Raizada, 1960 

4

29

Manuscript (1) 

4

30

Manuscript (2) 

4

31

Manuscript (3) 

4

32

Manuscript--notes 

4

33

Manuscript--notes and copies 

4

34

"On Jurassic Taxads and Conifers from North-Western Europe and Eastern Greenland," by Rudolf Florin, 1958 

4

35

Publications collected 

(I), 1892-1961 

4

36

(II), 1878-1969 

4

37

(III), 1944-1968 

4

38

(IV), 1909-1967 

5

1

(V), 1930-1968 

5

2

(VI), 1930-1958 

5

3

(VII), 1937-1974 

5

4

Contributions to Botany, Correspondence requesting permission for use of previously published articles, with notes, 1982 

5

5

Contributions to Botany, Publication correspondence, 1983 

5

6

"Discourse on Gardens" by Chi Cheng, Li's translation in typescript, n.d. 

5

7

"Discourse on Gardens" by Chi Cheng, Li's translation and notes, draft, n.d. 

5

8

"The Domestication of Plants in China: Ecogeographical Considerations" 

Correspondence and bibliographical notes, 1978-1979 

5

9

Correspondence with The Origins of Chinese Civilization, 1977-1980 

5

10

Draft, 1979 

5

11

Paper, with attached material, n.d. (I) 

5

12

Paper, with attached material, n.d. (II) 

5

13

Endemic families of plants in eastern Asia, Notes and clippings, [1968] 

5

14

Evolution symmetry, Manuscript, draft, notes, and reference material, [1961-1969] 

5

15

Evolution, Introduction to, Lecture notes, 1967 (1) 

5

16

Evolution, Introduction to, Lecture notes, 1967 (2) 

5

17

Fiber cannabis, Notes and clippings, 1970-1979 

17

11

Floating gardens, [1964] 

5

18

Flora of Taiwan 

Grant proposal and correspondence, 1949-1964 

5

19

Vol. I, Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae 

5

20

Vol. II, Angiospermae 

5

21

Vol. III, Angiospermae 

5

22

Vol. IV, Angiospermae 

6

1

Vol. V, Angiospermae 

6

2

Vol. VI, Vascular Plants 

6

3

Vol. I, Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae (4 extra copies) 

6

4

Vol. II, Angiospermae (1 extra copy) 

7

1

Vol. IV, Angiospermae (1 extra copy) 

7

2

Vol. V, Angiospermae (2 extra copies) 

7

3

Vol. VI, Vascular Plants (1 extra copy) 

7

4

"Floristic Relationships between Asia and Eastern North America," Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 1952, with miscellaneous notes 

7

5

FMALI Herb Company 

Ginseng, Wuweizi, and other Chinese herbs, 1982 

17

12

Ginseng review, 1979-1982 

7

6

Herb symposium, 1979 

17

13

Legal case against FDA on Eleutherococcus senticosus Gensent (Acanthopanax), 1979-1982 

17

14

Garden Flowers of China, Publication agreement and correspondence with the Ronald Press Company, 1955-1961 

8

1

Geographical Distribution of Plants, Outline and notes, n.d. 

17

15

"Hallucinogenic Plants in Chinese Herbals", Reprint, with correspondence with The Origins of Chinese Civilization, 1980-1981 

8

2

Herbaceous plants, Sketches, 1961-1963 

8

3

Horticulture, Notes, n.d. 

8

4

Index cards, Bibliographical, (1) and (2) 

8

5

Index cards, Bibliographical, (3) and (4) 

8

6

International Conference on the History of Chinese Science, Second, 1983, papers on "Nan Fang Cao Mu Zhuang" 

8

7

Introduction to Evolution, Lecture topics and notes, 1966 

8

8

Lecture notes, Biological research in the field of energy, n.d. 

17

16

List of Vascular Plants of Taiwan, 1954 

8

9

Manuscript appraisal, "China, Food, and History," 1988 

8

10

Miscellaneous notes, n.d. 

8

11

Notes, Miscellaneous, n.d. (1) 

8

14

Notes, Miscellaneous, n.d. (2) 

8

15

Notes and drafts, miscellaneous, I 

8

16

Notes and drafts, miscellaneous, II 

8

17

Notes and drafts, miscellaneous, III 

8

18

Notes and drafts, miscellaneous, IV 

8

19

Notes from a ring-binder, n.d. 

8

20

Notes of Latin names and ancient Chinese literature on botany and horticulture, n.d. 

8

21

Notes on index cards, n.d. 

8

22

Notes re the origin of Chinese agriculture, n.d. 

8

23

"On the Authorship of Nan-fang Tsao-mu Chuang" (A fourth century flora of mainland Southeast Asia, by Chi Han), Manuscript (Chinese), n.d. 

8

24

"Origin and History of Floating Garden Agriculture in China", Paper, n.d. 

8

25

"Origin and History of Floating Garden Agriculture in China", Typescript, n.d. 

8

26

"Origin of a Wet Land Agricultural System in China", Draft and notes, n.d. 

8

27

Nan-fang Tsao-mu Chuang study 

Chinese literature 

8

12

Correspondence, note, and conference minutes, 1982-1983 

17

17

National Science Foundation travel grant proposal, 1983 

17

18

Notes and comments, n.d. 

17

19

Notes and comments, with correspondence 

17

20

Original text in Chinese 

8

13

Notes, Miscellaneous, n.d. (1) 

8

14

Notes, Miscellaneous, n.d. (2) 

8

15

Notes and drafts, miscellaneous, I 

8

16

Notes and drafts, miscellaneous, II 

8

17

Notes and drafts, miscellaneous, III 

8

18

Notes and drafts, miscellaneous, IV 

8

19

Notes from a ring-binder, n.d. 

8

20

Notes of Latin names and ancient Chinese literature on botany and horticulture, n.d. 

8

21

Notes on index cards, n.d. 

8

22

Notes re the origin of Chinese agriculture, n.d. 

8

23

"On the Authorship of Nan-fang Tsao-mu Chuang" (A fourth century flora of mainland Southeast Asia, by Chi Han), Manuscript (Chinese), n.d. 

8

24

"Origin and History of Floating Garden Agriculture in China", Paper, n.d. 

8

25

"Origin and History of Floating Garden Agriculture in China", Typescript, n.d. 

8

26

"Origin of a Wet Land Agricultural System in China", Draft and notes, n.d. 

8

27

"Origin of the Cultivated Plants" 

Clippings and notes, 1967-1979 

8

28

Draft chapters, typed 

8

29

Drafted parts (fruits) 

8

30

Drafted parts (I) 

8

31

Drafted parts (II) 

8

32

Drafted parts (III) 

8

33

Drafts and notes 

8

34

Drafts and notes, beverages 

8

35

Drafts and notes, cereals 

8

36

Drafts and notes, citrus fruits 

8

37

Drafts and notes, fibers 

8

38

Drafts and notes, fruits 

8

39

Drafts and notes, miscellaneous 

8

40

Drafts and notes, soybean and glycine 

8

41

Drafts and notes, vegetables 

9

1

Manuscript, draft 

9

2

Manuscripts (cereal and fiber crops, etc.) 

9

3

Notes, miscellaneous, n.d. 

9

4

Reference material 

1931-1979 

9

5

1940-1977 

9

6

1946-1975 

9

7

1949-1973 

9

8

1950-1980 

9

9

1955-1978 

9

10

Two papers: "Relationships of the Agriculture of the Old and New Worlds" and "Weeds and the Origin of Cultivated Plants" 

9

11

Typescript of various chapters 

(I) 

9

12

(II) 

9

13

(III) 

9

14

(IV) 

9

15

Origins, Draft, (I) 

9

16

Origins, Draft, (II) 

9

17

Origins, Draft, (III) 

9

18

"Origins and History of Floating-garden Agriculture in China", Summary, draft, etc., n.d. 

17

21

Origins of Cultivated Plants, The, Part I, General Considerations, Manuscript 

9

19

Pedicularis, Combined volume of Part I and Part II of "A Revision of the Genus Pedicularis in China,"1948-1949 

9

20

Pedicularis (Scrophulariaceae), Drafts and notes, n.d. 

9

21

Pedicularis Linné, Notes in typescript and long hand, n.d. 

10

1

Plant classification, Notes in typescript, n.d. (1) 

10

2

Plant classification, Notes in typescript, n.d. (2) 

10

3

Plant Geography 

Notes (I), n.d. 

10

4

Notes (II), n.d. 

10

5

Notes and clippings, [1977-1980] 

10

6

Notes and correspondence, 1977 

10

7

Notes and course syllabus, 1964-1977 

10

8

Notes, [1977] 

10

9

Plant Life of China, Notes, 1980 

10

10

Publications 

A Fourth Century Flora of Southeast Asia, 1979 (2 copies) 

10

11

"A Taxonomic Review of the Genus Actinidia," 1952 

10

12

Article, "A Horticultural and Botanical History of Ginkgo," with author's list of publications, 1956-[1973] 

10

13

Articles in reprints and manuscript, 1956-1978 

17

22

Articles, "Adaptive Radiation in the Flowering Plants," etc., with notes, 

10

14

Articles, n.d. 

10

15

Chinese Flower Arrangement, 1959 (2 copies) 

10

16

Contributions to Botany, 1982 (2 copies) 

10

17

"Floristic Relationships between Eastern Asia and Eastern North America," 1971 (2 copies) 

10

18

Life and achievements of Xu Guang-qi, 1983 

10

19

Shade and Ornamental Trees: Their Origins and History, 1996 

10

20

The Garden Flowers of China, 1959 

10

21

The Origin and Cultivation of Shade and Ornamental Trees, 1974 

10

22

Woody Flora of Taiwan, 1963 (annotated copy) 

11

1

Reprints 

1948, "A Revision of the Genus Pedicularis in China," Part I 

11

2

1948-1960 

11

3

1948-1978 

11

4

1949, "A Revision of the Genus Pedicularis in China," Part II 

11

5

1949-1978 

11

6

1950-1974 

11

7

1951-1952 

11

8

1951-1973 

11

9

1952, "Genus Acer (Maples) in Formosa and the Liu [Ryukyu] Islands," "Genus Elaeagnus in Formosa" 

11

10

1952-1975 

11

11

1953 

11

12

1953-1957 

11

13

1954, "A Revision of the Genus Lagotis in China: The Genus Mazus (Scrophulariaceae)" 

11

14

1955-1978 

11

15

1956-1987 

11

16

1960-1968 

11

17

1961-1975 

11

18

1965-1974 

11

19

1967-1983 

11

20

1970, "Alkaloid-bearing Plants and their Contained Alkaloids," by J. J. Willaman and Hui-lin Li 

11

21

1970, "Alkaloid-bearing Plants and Their Contained Alkaloids" 

11

22

1972-1974 

11

23

1978, "The Relict Genera of Conifers and Taxads of Eastern Asia and Their Geographical Distribution," with notes 

11

24

1983, "The Domestication of Plants in China: Ecogeographical Considerations" in The Origins of Chinese Civilization (edited by David N. Keightley) 

12

1

1987, "The Origin and History of Floating Garden Agriculture in China" 

12

2

Botanical papers 

I, 1942-1948 

12

3

II, 1952-1966 

12

4

III, 1949-1952 

12

5

IV, 1953-1957 

12

6

V, 1953-1961 

12

7

VI, 1962-1974 

12

8

Floristic Relationships between Eastern Asia and Eastern North America, 1971 

12

9

Reprints and published articles, 1957-1978 

12

10

Reprints and published articles, 1962-1978 

12

11

Russo-U.S. botanical relationship 

An Outline of History of V. L. Komarov Botanical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R., 1962, photocopy 

12

12

Correspondence between F. E. L. Fischer (Director of the Imperial Botanic Garden, St. Petersburgh) and Asa Gray, photocopy, 1846-1850 

12

13

Correspondence, Letters from F. E. L. Fischer to John Torrey (Professor of Chemistry and Botany) and the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, 1841 

12

14

Correspondence, notes and clippings, [1975-1979] 

12

15

History of botanical exploration in Alaska and Yukon territories from the time of their discovery to 1940, by Eric Hultén, 1940 

12

16

Material related to William Darlington (photocopy from Chester County Historical Society) and William White Chew, 1849-1975 

12

17

Russian botanical literature sent to Boston Society of Natural History, 1841, with original cover letter 

12

18

Russian botanical literature sent to William Darlington (West Chester), 1841, with original cover letter 

12

19

Studies in plant geography, Outline of contents and Foreword 

12

20

Study of "Chinese record of pre-Columbian transatlantic travel by Arabian ships" 

Edrisi as a source 

12

21

Manuscript, notes, etc., 1961 

12

22

Study on the Morphological and Phenotic Variabilities of the Populations of Platanus, and a Systematic Treatment of the New World Taxa of the Genus, Proposal to Penn Office of Research Administration, 1975 

12

23

Systematics, Teaching notes in typescript (I), n.d. 

12

24

Systematics, Teaching notes in typescript (II), n.d. 

12

25

Taiwan flora, Notes and clippings, 1963-1982 

12

26

Taiwan flora, Notes in typescript, n.d. 

12

27

Taxonomy, Teaching notes (?) 

12

28

Trees of Pennsylvania, the Atlantic States and the Lake States, Publication promotion, 1972-1973 

12

29

Urban botany, Issue re an article on the subject published in BioScience, 1968-1970 

12

30

Woody Flora of Taiwan, Abstract and book reviews, 1960-1970 

13

1

Wuweizi (Schisandra chinensis), Note and correspondence, 1981 

13

2

Yuan Yeh (landscape gardening), by Chi Cheng, English translation (?), typescript copy, n.d. 

13

3

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Reference Publications 

Box

Folder

1887-1975 

13

4

1889-1984 

13

5

1955-1991 

13

6

1962-1980 

13

7

1963-1980 

13

8

A Brief Survey of Chinese Deserts, 1974 

13

9

A Short History of Botany in the United States, edited by Joseph Ewan, 1969 

13

10

Alkaloids, 1967-1981 

13

11

Alkaloids, etc., 1956-1979 

13

12

Animadversiones Botanicae, etc., 1835-1840 

13

13

Articles by Chinese and Japanese scholars on plants in China 

1915-1970 (I) 

13

14

1915-1970 (II) 

13

15

1915-1970 (III) 

13

16

Articles published in Daluo Journal (Taiwan), miscellaneous, 1958-1971 (1) 

13

17

Articles published in Daluo Journal (Taiwan), miscellaneous, 1958-1971 (2) 

13

18

Biology at the University of Pennsylvania, by D. H. Wenrich, 1960 

13

19

"Botanical explorations in Washington, Oregon, California and adjacent regions," by John H. Thomas, 1969 

13

20

Ceramic Craftsmanship of Ming Dynasty, 1955 

13

21

Chi Min Yao Shu, Part IV, annotated by Shih Sheng-han, published by the Publishing Company of Sciences, China, n.d. 

13

22

Chinese Ciwujia Studies, Vol. 1, 1981 

13

23

Chinese flora 

1831-1948 

13

24

1934-1972 

13

25

1938-1958 

13

26

1951-1971 

14

1

1953-1958 

14

2

1958-1971 

14

3

Fauna and Flora of Nepal Himalaya, Vol. 1. Flowering Plants and Ferns, by Siro Kitamura, 1953 

14

4

Ciwujia study papers, two, 1980 

14

5

Clippings about China, 1947-1976 

14

6

Clippings, miscellaneous, 1968-1979 

14

7

Conifers 

(1) 

14

8

(2) 

14

9

(3) 

14

10

(4) 

14

11

(5) 

14

12

(6) 

14

13

(7) 

14

14

"Distribution of Conifer and Taxad Genera in Time and Space," by Rudolf Florin, 1963 

14

15

"Geographic Distribution of the Pines of the World," by William B. Critchfield, 1966 

14

16

1890-1980 

14

17

1941-1951 

14

18

1943-1969 

14

19

1971-1977 

14

20

Department of Agriculture publications, etc., 1939-1977 

14

21

Department of State, Issues in United States Foreign Policy: No. 4 People's Republic of China, 1972 

14

22

Di Yuan (Categories of Land) by Guanzi, XIX, 58, with translation by Allyn Rickett, n.d. 

14

23

Ecology and ecosystem, 1966-1977 

14

24

European Culture and Overseas Expansion, by Carlo M. Cipolla 

14

25

Evolution, 1967-1984 

15

1

Flora map of the People's Republic of China, 1979 

17

23

Flora of Russia, flora of Japan, study of Ciwujia, etc., 1940-1973 

15

2

Florae Japonicae, Sectio Prima and Sectio Altera, by Fr. De Siebold and J. G. Zuccarini, 1845-1846 

15

3

Generic Flora, Southeastern United States, reprints from Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 

1958-1962 

15

4

1963-1964 

15

5

1965-1972 

15

6

"History of Biological Pest Control" in China, by H. T. Huang, 1983 

15

7

Journal of the Arnold Arboretum, Vol. XXII, 1941 April 

15

8

Maximowicz, C. J., Diagnoses Breves plantarum Novarum Japoniae et Mandshuriae, I-XX; Diagnoses Plantarum Novarum Asiatigarum, I-VIII, 1866-1893 

15

9

Miscellaneous, 1961-1981 

15

10

"Myrsinaceae of the Fijian Region," by Albert C. Smith 

15

11

Plant geography 

1941-1977 

17

12

1953-1976 

17

13

etc., 1927-1976 

17

14

etc., 1950-1976 

17

15

Trees and Shrubs in Borneo by Tang-shui Liu, 1975, and World Vegetation by Denis Riley, 1974 

17

16

Plant taxonomy 

1953-1971 

15

17

etc., 1956-1979 

15

18

etc., 1958-1978 

15

19

Plate tectonics, 1967-1979 

15

20

Postage Stamps Catalogue of China, 1960 

15

21

"The Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden" 1963 

16

1

Reprints and bibliography of Tseng-Chieng Huang, 1955-1982 

16

2

Reprints of papers on plants in China, 1929-1951 

16

3

Reprints of papers on plants in China, 1929-1952 

16

4

Reprints of papers published in mainland China, 1979-1980, with miscellaneous clippings 

16

5

Science and Civilization in China, by Joseph Needham, Vo. 6, Part 1: Botany, photocopy 

16

6

The Encyclopedia of the Biological Sciences, by Peter Gray, 1961 

16

7

Travaus du Laboratoire Forestier de Toulouse, 1952 

16

8

Wujiaseng (Acanthopanax Senticosus), [1977-1981] 

16

9

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Photographs, Slides, Graphics, and Scrapbooks 

Box

Folder

Photographs 

Chart dating flower origins and a map of ancient China 

16

10

Clite Street General Post Office, Calcutta/ (reverse side) Artocarpus Integrifolia (Jar Tree) 

OS 19

2

Flora of Taiwan [?] 

16

11

Flower arrangement (1) 

16

12

Flower arrangement (2) 

16

13

Flower arrangement (3) 

16

14

Flower arrangement (4), all negatives (in five envelopes) 

16

15

Flower arrangement (5) 

16

16

Flower painting in Chinese arts, with negatives 

16

17

Flower painting in Chinese porcelain, 4 prints 

16

18

Flower painting in Chinese porcelain, from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 

16

19

Flowers in ancient Chinese arts and crafts, collection of the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 

16

20

Flowers in ancient Chinese arts and crafts, collection of the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 

17

24

Flowers in Chinese arts 

16

21

Flowers in Chinese crafts 

16

22

Formosan plants (in two envelopes), n.d. 

16

23

Ginkgo, etc., 3 sets, 1907-[1929] 

16

24

Group picture: Academia Sinica 

8th Conference, 1968 

16

25

11th Conference, 1974 

OS 19

3

12th Conference, [1976] 

OS 19

4

15th Conference, 1982 

OS 19

5

19th Conference, 1990 (in a red car-board cylinder) 

OS 19

6

20th anniversary, 1948 

OS 19

7

Hemp 

16

26

Kew Royal Gardens, England, 1960 

16

27

Landscape 

16

28

Miscellaneous 

16

29

Morris Arboretum, trees and plants 

16

30

Negatives, unidentified, in 3 reels 

OS 19

1

Negatives, unidentified, in 9 envelopes and 2 strips 

16

31

Pennsylvania trees 

(1) 

16

32

(2) 

16

33

(3) 

16

34

(4) 

16

35

(5), contact sheets, with negatives 

16

36

Plant Breeding Systems, article by C.F. Andrus, 1963 (on film strips) 

16

37

Plant drawings for illustration 

16

38

Plant photographs for illustration 

(1) 

16

39

(2) 

16

40

(3) 

16

41

Plant specimens (from the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia) 

16

42

Plants in Taiwan 

16

43

Plants, prints and negatives 

16

44

Plants, prints and negatives (in four envelopes), n.d. 

16

45

Platanus 

16

46

Small albums (in six envelopes), 1954 

16

47

Special exhibitions of the Palace Museum (Taiwan), précis, n.d. 

16

48

Taiwan, [1970s] 

16

49

Taiwan, miscellaneous 

18

1

Temple architecture and landscape, etc., n.d. 

18

2

Trees, prints and negatives 

18

3

Plant drawings, (1) 

18

4

Plant drawings, (2) 

OS 19

8

Postcard, Tea plant 

18

5

Postcards with pictures of pot plants, 1979 

18

6

Scrapbook, Chinese Flower Arrangement, 1956-1974 

OS 19

9

Slides 

1 metal box--Conifers 

18

7

1 metal box--Miscellaneous 

18

8

1 metal box--Plants A-G 

18

9

1 metal box--Plants H-P 

18

10

1 metal box--Plants Q-Z 

18

11

1 metal box--Taiwan, Hong Kong, places in U.S. 

20

1

1967 Winter (?) 

20

2

Adaptation 

20

3

Africa 

20

4

Alkaloids, etc. 

20

5

Appalachia forest dogwood, etc. 

20

6

Arboretum weeds (?), 1970-1972 

20

7

Asian tundra and steppe and West coast rain forest of the United States 

20

8

Athens and Greece 

20

9

Australia and New Zealand 

20

10

Australia, New Zealand, etc. 

20

11

Barringtonia, etc. 

20

12

Belgium 

20

13

Borneo: Sarawak 

20

14

Borneo: Sarawak, etc. 

20

15

California, Pacific Northwest, etc. 

20

16

Cannabis 

20

17

Central America 

20

18

Chicago Botanic Garden, 1972 

20

19

Conifers and East Asia/Eastern North America 

20

20

Conifers, pedicularis, etc. in 4 small boxes 

20

21

East Africa 

20

22

East Asia and Western North America 

20

23

East Asia 

20

24

Eastern North America and Asia plants 

20

25

Eastern North America, 1945-1962 

20

26

Eastern North American plants 

20

27

Economic plants 

20

28

Europe and Mediterranean 

20

29

Fiji (1) 

20

30

Fiji (2) 

20

31

Fruit, etc. 

20

32

Hawaii 

20

33

Herbs (1) 

20

34

Herbs (2) 

20

35

Herbs and flowers 

20

36

Herbs and shrubs 

20

37

Herbs, fungus, shrubs, etc. 

20

38

Himalaya, Mount Everest, Shichuan, and other parts of China 

20

39

Hong Kong Plants 

20

40

Hong Kong, Australia, etc. 

20

41

Idaho, Arizona, Florida, etc. 

20

42

Index to color slides 

20

43

Japan and Pacific coast of the United States 

20

44

Japan origin 

20

45

Japanese Gardens (1) 

20

46

Japanese Gardens (2) 

20

47

Kyoto 

20

48

Massachusetts 

20

49

Massachusetts 

20

50

Massachusetts, Barn Quercetim plants 

20

51

Metasequoia 

20

52

Minolta slides possibly from Edward Murray, 1973 

20

53

Miscellaneous (1) 

20

54

Miscellaneous (2) 

20

55

Miscellaneous (3) 

20

56

Miscellaneous (4) 

20

57

Miscellaneous (5) 

20

58

Montreal medical plants 

20

59

Morris Arboretum, plants, 1956-1965 

20

60

"Mortor" 

20

61

Nikko 

20

62

Northwest and Southwest United States 

20

63

Northwest Australia, etc. 

20

64

Okinawa, the Philippines, Arizona, California, etc. 

20

65

Orchids, labiatae, etc. 

20

66

Pacific 

20

67

Pedicularis 

20

68

Pennsylvania, New Jersey, etc. 

20

69

Philadelphia and Pennsylvania 

20

70

Pinus, Rosa, Dianthus, etc. 

20

71

Pyrus, malus, etc. 

20

72

Rhizophora 

20

73

Rhododendron, etc. 

20

74

Roma, 60 slides 

20

75

S. F. Art College 

20

76

Singapore and Malaysia 

20

77

Slide list, n.d. 

20

78

South Africa 

20

79

South Africa, etc. 

20

80

South America, Central America 

20

81

Stem, leaf, root texture study and species of rhododendron 

20

82

Taiwan 

20

83

Taiwan plants 

20

84

Taiwan--Sun-Moon Lake, Floating Islands 

20

85

Unidentified (1) 

20

86

Unidentified (2) 

20

87

Unidentified (3) 

20

88

Unidentified (4) 

20

89

Western North America 

20

90

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