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James Reveal papers

Abstract

Title:
James Reveal papers
Author/Creator:
Reveal, James
Collection number:
87-63
Size:
18.50 linear feet
Inclusive dates:
1965-2000
Collection Area:
University of Maryland
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

James L. Reveal was on the faculty of the Department of Botany at the University of Maryland from 1969 to 1999. Reveal served as director of the Norton-Brown Herbarium of the University of Maryland between 1979 and 1999. He was a member of the Smithsonian Institution's Endangered Species Committee from 1974 to 1982. Reveal was instrumental in attaining the addition of endangered plant species to the original Endangered Species Act. His papers consist of research materials and notes, publication reprints, newspaper clippings, and photographs spanning his entire career from 1965 to 2000. Major topics include Dr. Reveal's academic and professional pursuits; botanical exploration of colonial America and the American West; Maryland plants; plant taxonomy; and the Polygonaceae subfamily Eriogonoideae, commonly known as the wild buckwheats.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

James Reveal papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1328
Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.