Department of Botany, The Ohio State University (bookcase H, located next to the wall chart cabinet, I)

Above bookcase

Biological Club, 1891 – onward

Phi Epsilon Phi (botany honorary)

Plant ecology course materials

General botany microscope (1920)

Shelf 1

General botany teaching manuals, set-up manual, handouts, lab manual (1919), objectives of

course, test questions, ovulary commentary, etc.

Local Flora teaching slides (2 X 2s).

Shelf 2

General Botany lab manuals.

4 X 3 ¼ glass slides for General Botany.

Shelf 3

General Botany, 4 X 3 ¼ glass slides.

Botany class notebook (1900, Isola Fries).

Department of Botany annual reports (1970-1985).

History of Department of Botany (R. L. Stuckey).

OSU: Beginnings and changes – schools, colleges, departments

Early Botany Department Rosters (1913/14 – 1946/47)

History of Botany in the Ohio State University (1873 – recent)

Paper by E. D. Rudolph and R. L. Stuessy

Items related to history of OSU Botany Department

Botany-related photographs

Firmly Planted in Science: Article in the Agricultural Student Magazine on the history of

the Botany Department (1892-1949)

Meyer, B. S. Botany at the Ohio State University: The first 100 years. Bull. Ohio Biol.

Survey, new series, vol. 6, no. 2, College of Biological Sciences, Columbus, 1983

Rubin, Elsa. 1962. Three articles on botany at OSU. The Ohio State University Lantern

(March 28-20, 1942)

Botany Department organizational chart prepared by Lois Lampe, c. 1946-1947.

Titles of papers presented by members of the OSU Botany Department at Ohio Academy

of Science meetings (1912-1937). Complied by R. L. Stuckey.

Recommended courses for Botany Graduate Students at OSU from the early 1950s

Botany Department degrees conferred (1891-1986)

Botany Department theses (1920-1986). Incomplete

Department of Botany – beginning of the Annual Dandelion Party, 1921, written by Lois

Lampe, 1962

Department of Botany – History of the Herbarium (R. L. Stuckey)

References to OSU Botany Department – Chronica Botanica (I – III)

Dandelion notes and photos (and 1959 film).

Shelf 4

Department of Botany photos (faculty, etc.).

Administration (misc., Award Dinner 1989).

Chair search 1968.

Botanic Journal Club.

Strategic Plan 1988).

Botanical Colloquium.

Botany course review, 1976 (plus results of questionnaire from alumni).

Phi Epsilon Phi (botany honorary).

Small box with photos of Dept. Botany; Meyer book signing; Greenlawn cemetery AIBS tour.

Shelf 5

Projector for 4 X 3 ¼ glass slides

Department of Botany administration



Botanical Colloquium

Annual Reports, Dept. Botany 1970 – 1988

Annual Reports, Dept. Plant Biology 1990-1996

History of Botany Department – Miscellaneous I (A – F)

Administration procedures and practices

Annual reports and trends

Awards banquet (1989)

Botanic Journal Club: Actual journal (1899); paper by Dr. Waller (1963)


Budget/Annual Report (1991)

Committees (1965/66 – 1997/98, incomplete)

Curriculum Committee (1966)

Curriculum Committee (1969, 1971-72, 1987, 1991)

Faculty and staff directories (1969-1997)

Faculty meetings, minutes (1971-1992, incomplete)

History of Botany Department – Miscellaneous II (G – Z)

Graduate Committee materials

Graduate student materials

Graduate student-faculty communications (1975)

Graduate School enrollment patterns

Guidelines for Graduate Study in Botany (1974, 1980, 1983)

Memorandum of Understanding (1980, 1981)

New courses

Plant Biology: Greenhouse News

Plant Biology: Social events

Promotion and Tenure

Public relations

Research interests of Botany Department faculty (c. 1986)

Review of General Botany Course

Roster of former graduate students

Strategic plans

Teaching assignments (Faculty and graduate students) (1969-2000, incomplete)

Herbarium (located in cabinet G with Kellerman)

Box 1

Old herbarium stamps

Box 2

Herbarium and Department of Botany receipts (1892-1904)

Box 3

Herbarium and Department of Botany receipts (1906-1914)

Box 4

Herbarium guest books

Box 5

Ohio buckeye tree

Three-ring binders

List of taxa in Antioch College

Performance and analysis of plant nursery stocks 1936-41

Oberlin College herbarium catalogues (5 volumes)

Herbarium photos – West Campus move (1992)

Herbarium history photos

Herbarium history

Ohio State Herbarium Index

New additional to the State Herbarium (by county, 1940s-1960s, Weishaupt era) (7 volumes)

Ohio plant distribution maps in the State Herbarium (Schaffner to Weishaupt)

Lists of plants in the Ohio Herbarium (Weishaupt era)

List of Ohio Plants (Schaffner era)


Surveys (housed in shelf-unit Q)

Early land surveys in Ohio

Map Files (J)

Drawer 1

Michael Cichan plane crash, newspaper articles.

Fred H. Glenny illustrations.

Weed seed collection (November 1930) by Leila A. Compton.

Botany and Zoology building (Ohio State) art plaque.

Botanical montage by Edna Kirby, presented to Clara Weishaupt, 1919.

Original plates from book Bohm and Stuessy (Flavonoids of Asteraceae, 2001).

Drawer 2

Kellerman genealogy.

Kellerman newspaper clippings.

Karl F. Kellerman (son of W. A. Kellerman) drawings.

Schaffner Equisetum drawings and other manuscript illustrations.

Clara Weishaupt, 1991, Ohio Academy of Sciences, Centennial Honoree certificate from Ohio

House of Representatives.

Clara Weishaupt, 1991, Centennial Ohio Academy of Sciences certificate from Ohio General


Clara Weishaupt, Ohio Academy of Sciences, 1991, wall plaque, Centennial Honoree.

Ronald L. Stuckey, framed montage of history of OSU Herbarium (1891-1991).

Weishaupt’s Manual, original art.

Juan Fernandez, Sanders and Stuessy et al. (1987), original art work, Opera Botanica.

Flower prints, Real Jardin Botanico calendars 2009, 2012.

Cardamine hirsuta Plate (1777)

A study in ecology at Glenmary (Paul G. Aten)

Drawer 3

Schaffner memorabilia.

Printing plates from Schaffner publications.

Drawer 4

Old copper printing plates (Botany, Stone Laboratory, Prof. Donald Borror).

Drawer 5

Miscellaneous printing plates (most of maps).

Drawer 6

Ohio maps of different sorts (road, county, vegetation, soils etc.), some historical.

Stuckey, R. L., plant collection made at Lykens High School, c. 1952.

Thomas, Ed, photos of plants


International symposium on taxonomy of fungi (Univ. of Madras, 1973)

Fungal calendar (Irene O’Connor, 1973)

Drawer 7 (rolled maps)

Calendar from 1955.

Counties of the U.S.A.

Deep glacial stage.

Highway maps of Ohio counties: Fairfield, Licking, Pickaway, Union.

Landform map of Ohio.

Map of Gibraltar Isle.

Map of Mohican State Forest region.

Map of Ohio place names with prairie affinities.

Map of Sandusky Marsh (1873).

Ohio quadrangle maps: Greer, Jelloway.

Ohio quadrangle maps: Chillicothe East, Kingston, Laurelville, Sinking Spring.

Proposed plan for the OSU botanical garden (no date).

Teays drainage.

Vegetation map of Winous Pt. Marshes (Ohio, 1873).

Drawer 8

Other flat maps (U.S.A., Alabama, etc.).

Herbarium history (montage)

Juan Fernandez expedition maps (Stuessy et al.)

E. N. Transeau, Ohio Co. maps, with annotations

Drawer 9

Bridge Cook memorabilia (oil painting of Mt. Shasta, framed).

R. L. Stuckey Ohio centennial certificates (framed).

Floral prints

EPA algal posters – from Bridge Cooke

Drawer 10 — Rudolph memorabilia

Agave painting (by Emanuel D. Rudolph).

Framed water color of a library, from the Rudolph home.

Wooden plaque with inserted Lepidodendron fossil.

Wall Charts

Top of bookcase (F)

Spirogyra, Vaucheria. Düsseldorf.

Mushroom, field and lichens. Deyrolle: Paris.

Fungi, edible, harmless, and poisonous (in German). Quelle & Meyer: Leipzig.

Fungi II, edible, harmless, and poisonous (in German). Quelle & Meyer: Leipzig.

Fungi (der Heimat). Quelle & Meyer: Leipzig.

Wall chart cabinet (I). All from: Jung, Koch, Quentell’she neue Wandtafeln. Frommann & Morian:

Darmstadt. Most have two charts, one on each side. A few are only one-sided.

Bellflower (Campanulaceae), borage (Boraginaceae), morning glory (Convolvulaceae), mistletoe


Boraginaceae, Labiatae

Buckeye (Hippocastanaceae), Amaryllis (Amaryllidaceae).

Buckeye (Hippocastanaceae), evening primrose (Primulaceae)

Buttercup (Ranunculaceae), bean (Leguminosae)

Caryophyllaceae, Betulaceae

Cuscuta, morning glory (Convolvulaceae)

Gramineae, Primulaceae, Labiatae

Labiatae, Cruciferae

Lily (Liliaceae), willow (Salicaceae)


Papaveraceae, Cruciferae, Caryophyllaceae

Parsley (Umbelliferae), poppy (Papaveraceae)

Pine (Pinaceae), Tilia (Tiliaceae)

Primrose (Primulaceae), Compositae

Scrophulariaceae, Ranunculaceae, Umbelliferae

Sundew (Droseraceae), Hedera helix (Araliaceae), Urticaceae


Violet (Violaceae), grass (Gramineae)

Vitaceae, Iridaceae

Willow (Salicaceae), birch (Betulaceae), geranium (Geraniaceae)


Blueprints—Museum of Biological Diversity (Above Shelf-Unit L)

Linnaeus costume (Shelf-Unit F)

Weishaupt, Ph.D. Robe (Shelf-Unit F)