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Cambridge sketches (ed. Estelle M. H. Merrill) 21 1 Browse Search
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition 16 2 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 14 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 12 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Irene E. Jerome., In a fair country 7 1 Browse Search
Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches 3 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Carlyle's laugh and other surprises 2 0 Browse Search
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Cambridge sketches (ed. Estelle M. H. Merrill), chapter 11 (search)
oth library and Herbarium are a legacy from Dr. Asa Gray. Dr. Gray began his herbarium in early lDr. Gray began his herbarium in early life. During his service at Harvard he occupied the large house within the Garden at the top of the hill, still the home of Mrs. Gray. Roomy though the house was, it became overrun with pressed flownd fills the space between the hothouses and Mrs. Gray's residence. Within is ample room for the hhlets, some almost unique. It was originally Dr. Gray's private library, and he started it so earlyth the great writer's name on the fly leaf. Mrs. Gray is arranging a large collection of autographs an inkstand which was used constantly by Professor Gray. He had asked Sir Joseph Hooker, the Englhad been long used by Bentham. Near this are Dr. Gray's dissecting microscopes, and the trowel he uf portraits at the Herbarium. This, too, was Dr. Gray's private collection. There are portraits ofatter is an oil painting. done expressly for Dr. Gray b-an artist who knew Linnaeus. Dr. Gray hims[1 more...]