Collection ASM0139 - Morton, Julia Papers

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ASM0139

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Morton, Julia Papers

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142 Boxes

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Julia F. Morton was Research Professor of Biology and Director of the Morton Collectanea at University of Miami, a research and information center devoted to economic botany. She was an internationally recognized authority on economic plants, particularly ornamental, edible, medicinal and toxic species. She was the author of 10 books and co-author of or contributor to 12 others; she wrote 94 scientific papers and co-authored 27 others.

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This collection consists of archival materials acquired that relate back to American author and biologist Julia Francis McHugh Morton. Julia F. Morton was Research Professor of Biology and Director of the Morton Collectanea at University of Miami, a research and information center devoted to economic botany. She was an internationally recognized authority on economic plants, particularly ornamental, edible, medicinal and toxic species. She was the author of 10 books and co-author of or contributor to 12 others; she wrote 94 scientific papers and co-authored 27 others.

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This collection is open for research.

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This collection is open for research, but is kept in an off campus storage facility. Please contact Special Collections with the boxes you are interested in prior to your visit, and allow up to 1 week for delivery of materials.
Julia Morton Papers finding aid © 1989 University of Miami. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

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