George Andrew Christenberry

(3 September 1915 – 21 April 2009) Photo:  Augusta College Yearbook, 1978 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) curates 36 specimens collected by George Andrew Christenberry, who usually signed his labels as “G. A. Christenberry.”  It is possible that as we continue to catalog our collections more will be found.  Despite…

Herman Harrison Braxton

(1906-1988) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has cataloged 33 fungal specimens and 8 vascular plant specimens collected (or co-collected) by Herman Harrison Braxton, who always signed his specimen labels “H. H. Braxton.”  Most of Braxton’s specimens were collected in the Crawford Creek area of Haywood County, North Carolina. To date, only…

Charles Clinton Lindley, Jr.

(9 May 1932 – 12 June 2002) photo:  Charles Clinton Lindley, Jr., 1954, courtesy of the Yackety yack   The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) curates about 20 vascular plant specimens collected by Charles Clinton Lindley, Jr., who usually signed his labels “Clinton C. Lindley.”  All specimens were collected between 1952…

Frances Katherine Foust Lombard

(23 January 1915 – 22 June 1995)7 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has cataloged approximately 40 vascular plant specimens and 25 bryophyte specimens collected by Frances K. Foust Lombard.  All bear her maiden name, Foust.  It is odd that we have found no mycological specimens collected by her, despite the fact that…

Robert Kenneth Godfrey

(29 August 1911  – 6 February 2000) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has cataloged over 1,300 specimens collected by Robert K. Godfrey.  Without doubt many more will be found as we continue to catalog our collections. Godfrey earned his undergraduate degree from Maryville College in Tennessee, then earned masters degrees at North Carolina State…

Elizabeth Kathleen Goldie-Smith

(1 June 1922 – 27 September 1995)1 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has cataloged approximately a dozen specimens collected by or annotated by Elizabeth Kathleen Goldie-Smith, who usually signed her labels as “E.K.G.S.”  Our fungal collection is being cataloged into the searchable on-line database, www.mycoportal.org  As we continue to catalog our fungi…

Freeman Augustus Grant

(25 September 1898 – 21 December 1973) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has cataloged 102 fungi specimens and a single vascular plant specimen collected by Freeman Augustus Grant, who usually signed his herbarium labels “F.A. Grant.” Frequent collecting locations included his home town of Sneads Ferry (Onslow County, North Carolina),…

Edward Willis Graves

(24 February 1882 – 1936) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has cataloged to date 8 specimens collected by Graves, who signed his specimens “E.W. Graves.”  Most were gifts to NCU in 2002 from the Jesup Herbarium of Dartmouth College (HNH).  Six specimens are ferns, two are orchids.  The specimens were collected between 1915 and…

Paul W. Gabrielson

(b. 19 November 1952) Paul Gabrielson is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Biology Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  His office & lab are in the Genomic Sciences Building. Since 2004 he has served as an Associate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU). Gabrielson has…