Frederick William Anderson

Frederick William Anderson (22 June 1866 – 22 December 1891) The University of North Carolina Herbarium has catalogued about 60 specimens collected by Frederick William Anderson.  All were collected between 1887 and 1888, and bear the printed label “PARASITIC FUNGI OF MONTANA” to which Anderson added hand-written notes on taxon, date, locality, etc.  He consistently signed his labels…

Arthur Oliver Tucker, III

Tucker, A. O. photo for NCU collector biography

Arthur Oliver Tucker, III (22 June 1945 – 5 August 2019) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has only about a dozen specimens collected by A. O. Tucker, but as we continue to catalog our collections, it is likely that we will find more.  A. O. Tucker’s primary repository was the…

Lillian E. Arnold

Lillian Eleanore Arnold  (1 September 1895 – May 1987) Lillian Eleanore Arnold was born on 1 September 1895 in Downingtown, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Her father, Burt G. Arnold, was a physician and her mother, Winifred, was a homemaker (5).  Lillian completed a Bachelor of Science degree at John B. Stetson University in Deland, Florida in…

Andrew Harvey Young

DWG: Andrew Harvey Young

Andrew Harvey Young (2 February 1852 – 17 May 1926) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has cataloged only three bryological specimens collected by Andrew Harvey Young.  The photo (above) of Dr. Young was taken ca. 1890-1910 by George William Allison (courtesy of the Duggan Library Photo Archive, Hanover College). In…

Annie Montague Alexander

Annie Montague Alexander (29 December 1867 – 10 September 1950) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill herbarium has cataloged only two botanical specimens collected by Annie Montague Alexander, though as our collections continue to be inventoried, perhaps more will be found.  The University of California, Berkeley Herbarium (UC) has cataloged eleven specimens collected…

Joseph Edison Adams

Joseph Edison Adams (1903-1981) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium has cataloged approximately 30 specimens collected by J. E. Adams. It is likely that more will be found as we continue to catalog our collections. Specimens collected by J.E. Adams are mostly from California, probably collected during his days as a graduate…