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  • Classification Number: 3L
  • Title of Record Series: Botany Department
  • Record Group: Faculty
  • Date: October 5, 1979
  • Accession Number: A79-48
  • Sub Group: Departments
  • Source: B. Lowe, Department of Biological Sciences
  • Restrictions: Some material restricted. Restricted files are not listed in this finding aid. Please contact staff for more information.
  • Volume: 16 unrestricted boxes
Description:

Teacher's Class Books (grade registers) kept by various members of the Botany Department; dating from 1900 to 1974; containing information on students, course work and grades.

Box 1
  • Botany Department: General, 1875-1963
  • Botany Department: Annual Reports 1936-1964, 1911, 1913
  • Botany Building: General 1927-1937; Dedication Plans 11/4/1927
  • Botany Building: Dedication Regrets 1927
  • Botany Building Notebook (kept by Margaret C. Ferguson) 1927
  • Botany: Class Lists 1912-1923
Box 2
  • Botany: Class Lists 1923-1936 Botany: Class Lists 1936-1945; Clippings: 1918-1964
  • Correspondence: General 1923-1960; re. Alexandra Botanic Garden 1920-1931
  • Correspondence: re. Hunnewell Arboretum 1923-1946
  • Course Material: General 1913-1929
  • Course Material: Botany I, 1918-1919 Course Material: Botany I, 1910-1911
Box 3
  • Course Material: Botany II (1913-1916); Botany III (1913-1916)
  • Course Material: Botany V (1909-1911) and Lecture Notes (1915-1916)
  • Course Material: Botany V Outlines (1915-1917)
  • Course Material: Botany IX (undated); Botany X (1918-1919); Botany XIII (undated, 1917-1918, 1912-1913, 1908-1909)
  • Course Material: Botany XIII (1906-1909)
  • Course Material: Botany 16 (undated); Botany 18 (undated); Botany 19 (1919-1920)
  • Course Material: Botany 101 (1943-1944, 1945-1946, 1953-1954)
  • Course Material: Botany 101 (1943-1944)
Box 4
  • Course Material: Botany 101 (1942-1943)
  • Course Material: Botany 101 (1941-1942)
  • Course Material: Botany 101 (1940-1941)
  • Course Material: Botany 101 Plant List and Exercises (1939-1940)
  • Course Material: Botany 101, Other 1939-1940 Materials
  • Course Material: Botany 101 (1938-1939)
  • Course Material: Botany 101 (1935-1938)
  • Course Material: Botany 101 (1928-1935)
Box 5
  • Course Material: Botany 101 (1924-1928)
  • Course Material: Botany 101 (1923-1924)
  • Course Material: Botany 101 (undated, 1922-1923)
  • Course Material: Botany 201 (1920-1926); Botany 202 (undated, 1936-1937, 1941-1942, 1944-1945)
  • Course Material: Botany 203 (undated, 1945-1946); Botany 204 (1941-1942) ;Botany 205 Demonstration Exercises (1941-1942)
  • Course Material: Botany 205, Other (1925-1942, incomplete)
  • Course Material: Botany 206 (undated, 1936-1939); Botany 301 (1920-1921); Botany 302 (undated)
  • Course Material: Botany 303 (undated, 1924-1925); Botany 304 (1942-1943); Botany 305 (undated)
  • Course Material: Botany 306 (undated, 1937)
Box 6
  • Course Material: Botany 307 (undated, 1944-1946)
  • Course Material: Botany 308 (undated, 1937-1938, 1939-1940)
  • Course Material: Botany 309 (1941-1942); Botany 311 (1928-1929 to 1938-1939, incomplete)
  • Course Material: General Examinations 1928 to 1964; Entrance Examinations 1915
  • Course Material: Examinations: Scheduling, Unidentified Courses, Botany I, II and 111 (1893-1913)
  • Course Material: Examinations: Botany IV, V, VI, 10, 12, 13, 16 (1902-1920, incomplete)
  • Course Material: Examinations: Botany 101 (1922-1941)
  • Course Material: Examinations: Botany 101 (1942-1951)
Box 7
  • Course Material: Examinations: Botany 201, 202, 204, 205 (1925-1942, incomplete)
  • Course Material: Examinations: Botany 206, 207, 302, 303, 306, 307, 308 (1927-1951, incomplete)
  • Course Material: Examinations: Botany 309 (1923-1951, incomplete)
  • Course Material: Notebook, Botany 101A Laboratory (1958-1957)
  • Course Material: Notebook, Botany 101 Laboratory: Plant Growth Study, Margaret C. Lodi (1957-1958)
  • Course Material: Notebook, Botany 101 Laboratory: Plant Growth Study, Jane Fenton (1955-1957)
  • Course Material: Notebook, Botany 101 Laboratory: Plant Growth Study, Lenore Weise (1954-1955)
  • Course Material: Notebook, Botany 101 Laboratory: Plant Growth Study, Suzanne Woodward (1953-1954)
  • Course Material: Notebook, Botany 101 Laboratory (1951-1952)
Box 8
  • Course Material: Notebook, Botany 101, Gardens (1950-1951)
  • Course Material: Notebook, Botany 101 Laboratory: Plan Growth Study, Virginia Long (1949-1950)
  • Course Material: Notebook, Botany 101 Laboratory: Plant Growth Study, Ellen H. Gardiner (1948-1949)
  • Course Material: Notebook, Botany 101 Laboratory: Nancy Bliss (1947-1948)
  • Course Material: Notebook, Botany 101 Laboratory, Eleanor Norris (1945-1946)
  • Course Material: Notebook, Interdepartmental 103 (1954-1955 and 1955-1956)
  • Course Material: Notebook, Interdepartmental 103 Laboratory, Second Semester (1954-1955)
  • Course Material: Notebook, Interdepartmental (1953-1954) 103 Laboratory, First Semester
  • Course Material: Notebook, Interdepartmental (1951-1952) 103 Laboratory, Natalie Kaplan
  • Course Material: Notebook, Interdepartmental (1950-1951) 103 Laboratory, Miss Creighton
Box 9
  • Course Material: Notebook, Interdepartmental 103 Laboratory (1949-1950)
  • Course Material: Notebook, Interdepartmental 103 Laboratory (1948-1949 and 1949-1950)
  • Course Material: Reading Lists 1925-1958
  • Course Material: Seminar, HISTORY OF BOTANY (1911-1912)
  • Faculty Science Club 1915-1916; Flower Shows, 1945-1972
  • "Garden Day," 1947-1959; Gardening Courses, W.W.I (1917 to 1918); Gardening Program, W.W.II, 1943
  • Gardens: Botanic (includes Alexandra Botanic Garden and Hunnewell Arboretum) 1923-1948; Ferguson Memorial, 1952
  • Gardens: Laboratory Gardens (Weston Road Property) 1925-1951; Shakespeare Garden, 1915-1930; Student Gardens 1933-1947
  • Gifts: General, 1915-1964; Minns Library Fund 1914-1946, 1961-1964
Box 10
  • Greenhouses: Botany Greenhouses 1938 to 1941; Durant Greenhouses 1917-1923; Margaret Ferguson Greenhouse 1946-1963
  • Greenhouses: Mabel A. Stone Memorial Greenhouse (Cryptogam Greenhouse), 1923-1930 [includes plans]
  • Guest Book, Botany Department Staff Room 1932-1955
  • Guest Book, Botany Department Staff Room 1941-1951 (Alumnae) Herbarium, 1939-1965
  • Hunnewell: General (includes notes of T.D. Hatfield and H.I. Davis) Libraries of Science, (undated)
  • "Masters" Students and Theses, 1903-1964; Merger of Science Depts., 1963-1964
  • Botany Department: Minutes 1923-1932 (including Department Policies 1924-1927)
  • Botany Department: Minutes 1933-1937
Box 11
  • Botany Department: Minutes 1928-1941
  • Botany Department: Minutes 1942-1952
  • Botany Department: Minutes 1928-1930 (duplicates)
  • Professorships;Publications of Botany Faculty through 1950
  • Questionnaire (curriculum) 1911 and 1912; Questionnaire (extra-curricular), scattered
  • Reports: General 1932-1938; Wellesley College Study of Extra-Curricular Activities, 1953
  • Statistics of Botany Department: Courses, 1921-22 to 1941-1942; Student, 1906 to 1939
  • Lists of Majors, 1928-1947
  • Student [?] Card File: H.I.D. Bibliography: History of Garden Art
  • Student [?] Card File: H.I.D. Bibliography: Margaret Davis (February, 1928)
Box 12
  • Student [?] Card File: Lecture Notes: Botany 204: Houseplants, Greenhouses, Special Gardens, and Lawns; Miscellaneous Notes and Information
  • Student Card File: Lecture Notes: Botany 204: Plant Propagation Pruning, Greenhouses (Jessica Pitlou)
  • Student Card File: Lecture Notes: Botany 204: Soils, M. Hazell
  • Student Card File: Lecture Notes: Botany 204: Spain, Persia, India (Phyllis Bieberbach) also included "Spanish German Gardens" by G. Berger (January, 1926)
  • Student Card File: Lecture Notes: Botany 309: History of Gardening II, Marion Hunsicker
  • Student Card File: Lecture Notes: Botany 309: History of Gardening I, Joy Masters
  • Student Card File: Lecture Notes: Botany 309: Landscape Construction, Lettering (Jeanette Siniff)
Box 13
  • Student Card File: Lecture Notes: Botany 309: Theory of Landscape Construction, Esther Schultz
  • Student Card File: Lecture Notes: Botany 204, 309, 310, 311: Plant Lists (Elsa Birkenstock)
  • Student Card File: Lecture Notes: Plant Pests and Diseases, Margaret Lane '26
  • Student [?] Card File: Notes: Botany 309 and 310, miscellaneous
  • Student Card File: Notes: Jessica Case
  • Student Card File: Notes: City Planning, Land Planning, Parks (Ruth Barnefield)
  • Student [?] Card File: Notes: English Gardens
Box 14
  • Student [?] Card File: Notes: French Gardens(B. Hopkins) 1929
  • Student [?] Card File: History of Gardening F Z
  • Student [?] Card File: Notes: Italy; Vegetable Gardens (Dorothy B. Heaphy '35)
  • Student [?] Card File: Notes: Plant Lists for Gardens
  • Student Card File: Paraffin Blocks by Students (undated, 1926-1932)
  • Student Project: Identification of Plants Common to New England, Mary Students: Former Botany Majors in the Professions (1935-1942)
  • Medals: (One) Harriet B. Creighton, Representative of the Botanical Society of America, Paris 1954; (One) United States Centennial Commission, International Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1877
Box 15 (VOLUMES)
  • Botany Department Photograph Album, "Construction of Botany Building" Botany Department Photograph Album, 1896-1946
  • Botany Department Ledger 1904-1905 to 1922-1923 Botany Department Ledger 1923-1924 to 1932-1933 Botany Department Ledger 1933-1934 to 1941-1942 Botany Department Ledger 1942-1943 to 1946-1947
  • Botany Department Ledger 1908 to 1922-1923 (D.P.M. Accounts) 1926-1929
Box 16 (Oversize Box)
  • Botany Department Scrapbook, 1875 to 1946
RESTRICTED (Available only with the permission of the Department of Biological Sciences):
Box 17
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: Ruth T. Allen ([1913?] to 1917); Ruth Beattie (1916); Mary F. Barrett (1906-1907 to 1907-1908); E.M. Bartlett (undated)
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: Mary C. Bliss (1904-1939)
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: Miss Carlson [n.y.]; Harriet B. Creighton (1940-1974)
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: Helen I. Davis 1915-1932) contains some records of Julia James, 1931-1932
Box 18
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: Helen I. Davis, cont. (1933-1947) contains some records of Helena A. Miller, 1946-1947
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: M. DeMerritt; Miss Fessenden; Emma L. Fisk; N. Fosdick (1900-1940)
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: Margaret C. Ferguson (1906 to 1923-1924)
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: R. Garrison; Miss Gilchrist; H. Haining; Margaret Heaslip; Miss Heatley (1900-1952) last book also contains class records of M. Moss, 1913-1919[?]
Box 19
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: Murray P. Horowitz [n.y.]; Grace E. Howard (undated, 1926-1945)
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: Grace E. Howard, coat. (1945-1952); Barbara Hunt; Frances L. Jewett; B.B. Johnson; U. Khoo (undated, 1926-1952)
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: Ruth H. Lindsay (1929-1934); Elizabeth McCracken (1944-1945)
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: Alice M. Ottley (1907-1922)
Box 20
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: Alice M. Ottley, cont. (1922-1939)
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: L.W. Riddle; Robinson; Lucile Roush (undated, 1913-1915)
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: Silence Rowles; Emmanuel D. Rudolph; M. Louise Sawyer (1926-1961, undated)
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: E.O. Seikel/M. Paige; Holly J. Sax; Pauline Storey; Laetitia M. Snow (1900-1930)
Box 21
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: Mabel A. Stone (1910-1920) Teacher's Class Books: Helen S. Thomas (1925-1945)
  • Restricted: Teacher's Class Books: Anne R. Torrence; E. Maude Cipperly Wiegand; J.L. Williams; Emily T. Wolff; unidentified records (undated, 1900-1952)

Created By: Dorothy Brown '09 || Maintained By: Jane Callahan and Ian Graham || Date Created: January 10, 2008 || Last Modified: October 15, 2012