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Published Specialist References to the Herbarium

There are a large number of papers relating to the Herbarium, its staff, collections and collectors - particularly W.H. Harvey. Webb's 1991 paper is the simplest overall summary.

Akeroyd, J.R. & Wyse Jackson, P.S. (1996). David Allerdyce Webb (1912-1994). Watsonia, 21: 3-6.
Ball, R. (1846). The Dublin University Museum. Dublin.

Butler, P. (2000). William Henry Harvey, M.D., F.R.S., F.L.S. Pp. 108-111 in Irish botanical illustrators and flower painters. (portr.). P. Butler (Ed.). Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge.

Coville, F.V. (1895). The botanical exploration of Thomas Coulter in Mexico and California. Botanical Gazette, 20: 519-531.

Doogue, D. (1998). History of the study of the Flora of County Dublin. Pp. 27-39 and Plates 1 & 18 in Flora of County Dublin. D. Doogue, D. Nash, J. Parnell, S. Reynolds and P. Wyse-Jackson (Eds.). Dublin Naturalists Field Club, Dublin. VII + 558pp.

Doogue, D. & Parnell, J. (1992). Fragments of an eighteenth century herbarium - possibly that of Caleb Threlkeld in Trinity College, Dublin (TCD). Glasra, 1 (NS): 99-109.

Ducker, S. (1988). The contented botanist: letters of W.H. Harvey about Australia and Pacific, Melborne University Press. (portr.). 413pp. Fisher, L. (1869). Memoir of W.H. Harvey, M.D., F.R.S. London.
Long. D.G. (1985). The Musci Indici: its authors, types and localities. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 119: 1-33.

MacCarthy, C.J.F. (1993). An Antiquary's Note Book 14. Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society, 98: 145.

McGilvray, D.J. (1975). Johann August Ludwig Preiss (1811 - 1883) in Western Australia. Telopea, 1: 1-18. McVaugh, R. (1942). The travels of Thomas Coulter 1824-1827. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 33: 65-70.

Nelson, E.C. (1992). William Henry Harvey as Colonial Treasurer at the Cape of Good Hope: a case of depression and bowlderised history, Archives of Natural History, 19: 171-180.

Nelson, E.C. (1997). Dr Thomas Coulter's cacti from Zimapán, Hidalgo, Mexico. Bradleya, 15: 48-64.

Nelson, E.C. & Parnell, J. (1988). John Bradbury (1768 -1823) - some letters and his Irish connections. Bartonia, 54: 107-115.

Nelson, E.C. & Parnell, J. (1992). Flora Hibernica (1836): its publication, and aftermath as viewed by Dr.Taylor. Taxon, 41: 35-42.

Nelson, E.C. & Parnell, J. (2002). An annotated bibliography of the Irish botanist William Henry Harvey (1811-1866). Archives of Natural History, 29: 213-244. Nelson, E.C. & Probert, A. (1994). A man who can speak of plants: Dr Thomas Coulter (193-1843) of Dundalk in Ireland, Mexico and Alta California. Dublin.

Parkes, H.M. (1953). Some notes on the Herbarium of University college Cork. Irish Naturalists' Journal (Old Series), 11: 102-105.

Parnell, J. (1982). Some remarks on the bryophyte herbarium of H.W. Lett in Trinity College Dublin. Irish Naturalists' Journal, 5: 489.

Parnell, J. (1982). The Lichen Herbarium of Trinity College Dublin (TCD). The Lichenologist, 14: 280-281.

Parnell, J. (1985). The pteridophyte herbarium of Trinity College Dublin (TCD). The Fern Gazette, 13: 47-48.

Parnell, J. & Webb, D.A. (1991). The Flora Hibernica herbarium of J.T. Mackay. Irish Naturalists' Journal, 23: 359-364.

Parnell, J. (1992). Isaac Carroll's 'Cryptogam Flora' of County Cork - the fragments in Trinity College, Dublin. Glasra, 1: (NS):135-159.

Parnell, J. (1992). Isaac Carroll's Cryptogram Flora of County Cork. Occasional Papers from the National Botanic Gardens Glasnevin, 6: 1-42.

Parnell, J. (1992). 'William cares for nothing but weeds'; W.H. Harvey (1811-1866) and systematic Botany in Trinity College Dublin. Pp. 79-88 in Treasures of the Mind. D. Scott, (Ed.). Sotheby's, London, 176 + XVI pp.

Parnell, J. (1995). A man who can speak of plants. Dr. Thomas Coulter (1793-1843) of Dundalk in Ireland, Mexico and Alta California. by E.C. Nelson & A. Probert. A review. Moorea, 13: 35. [Published 1996].

Parnell, J. (1996).The Spruce Collections in Trinity College Dublin. Pp. 281-286 in Richard Spruce (1817-1893) - Botanist and Explorer. M.R.D. Seaward & S.M.D. Fitzgerald (Eds.). R.B.G. Kew. 359pp.

Parnell, J. (1996). The monetary value of herbarium collections. Pp. 33-34 in Systematics and Biological collections. Abstracts of Papers and posters. B.S. Rushton, (Ed.). Ulster Museum. 56pp.

Parnell, J. (2001). The Monetary value of herbarium collections. Pp. 271-286 in Biological Collections & Biodiversity. Rushton, B.S., Hackney, P. & Tyrie, C.R. [Eds.]. Linnean Society of London Special Publication No 3. 326pp.

Parnell, J. (2004). Mackay, James Townsend. Pp. 1296-1298 in Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century British Scientists. Ed. B. Lightman. Thoemmes Continuum Press. 4 volumes.

Parnell, J. (2004). Harvey's 'Travelling Sets' of Algae in the TCD Herbarium. Web-page of the Herbarium, Department of Botany, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. http://www.tcd.ie/Botany/Herbarium.html/

Parnell, J. (2005). Index to Harvey's 'Travelling Sets' of Australian Algae in the TCD Herbarium. Web-page of the Herbarium, Department of Botany, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. http://www.tcd.ie/Botany/Herbarium.html/

Parnell, J. (2005). Index to Harvey's 'Travelling Sets' of Ceylonese Algae in the TCD Herbarium. Web-page of the Herbarium, Department of Botany, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. http://www.tcd.ie/Botany/Herbarium.html/

Parnell, J. (2005). Index to Harvey's 'Travelling Sets' of Friendly Islands Algae in the TCD Herbarium. Web-page of the Herbarium, Department of Botany, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. http://www.tcd.ie/Botany/Herbarium.html/

Parnell, J., Simpson, D.A., Chayamarit, K., Boonthavikaon, T., Boyce, P.C., Chantaranothai, P., de Wilde, B., Jebb, M.H.P., Muasya, A.M., Paton, A.J., Pendry, C.A., Pooma, R., Suddee, S. & Wilkin, P. (2005). The Bangkok Forest Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and Trinity College Dublin plant collecting trips in Thailand 1995-2002. Thai Forest Bulletin, 33: 145-156.

Parnell, J. (in press) W.H. Harvey. In National Dictionary of Biography. Royal Irish Academy (accepted 1/2001)

Porter, D.M. (1987). Darwin notes on Beagle plants: coralline and other algae. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Historical Series, 14: 186-217.

Praeger, R.L. (1913). 'W.H. Harvey' Pp. 204-224 in Makers of British botany. A collection of biographies by living botanists. F.W. Oliver. (Ed.). (portr.).

Praeger, R.L. (1949). Thomas Coulter. Pp. 68 in Some Irish Naturalists. A biographical Notebook. W. Tempest (Dundalgan Press), Dundalk. 208pp.

Praeger, R.L. (1949). W.H. Harvey. Pp. 98 in Some Irish Naturalists. A biographical Notebook. W. Tempest (Dundalgan Press), Dundalk. 208pp.

Praeger, R.L. (1949). David Allerdyce Webb. Pp. 175 in Some Irish Naturalists. A biographical Notebook. W. Tempest (Dundalgan Press), Dundalk. 208pp.

Price, J.H. (1988). 'Goody two-shoes or a monument to Industry? Aspects of the Phycologica Brittanica of William Henry Harvey (1811 to 1866)'. Bulletin of the British Museum Natural History (Historical Series), 16: 90-216.

Robinson, T.R. (1844). Biography of Dr Coulter. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 2: 553-557.

Simpson, D.A., Parnell, J., Chantaranothai, P., & Middleton, D. (1995). The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Khon Kaen University and Trinity College Dublin expeditions to Thailand 1990 and 1993. Thai Forest Bulletin, 23: 50-61. [Published 1996].

Smith, D.A.S. (2006). The William Hincks herbarium at Eton College: Botany in early nineteenth century Yorkshire. Naturalist 131: 23-36.

Walters, S.M. (1996). David Allerdyce Webb (1912-1994). David Webb's contribution to the Distribution Maps Scheme. Watsonia, 21: 7.

Webb, D.A. (1966). William Henry Harvey (1811-1866) and the tradition of systematic botany. Hermanthena (Dublin), 103: 32-45.

Webb, D.A. (1988). The Irish and British plants in the Herbarium of Trinity College Dublin. I. The vascular plants. Irish Naturalists' Journal, 22: 482-485.

Webb, D.A. (1991). The herbarium of Trinity College, Dublin: its history and contents. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 106: 295-327.

Webb, D.A. (1992). The Irish and British plants in the Herbarium of Trinity College Dublin. II. The non-vascular plants. Irish Naturalists' Journal, 24: 69-72.

Wright, E.P. (1896). The herbarium of Trinity College: a retrospect. Notes from the Botanical School of Trinity College, Dublin, 1: 1-14.

Wyse Jackson, M.B. (1996). David Allerdyce Webb (1912-1994). Bibliography. Watsonia 21: 7-13.


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