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A Guide to the John Belling Papers

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
March 2005


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Belling, John, b. 1866
Title: John Belling Papers
Dates: 1910-1916
Abstract: Letters received by Belling concerning his work in plant hybridization, inquiries from farmers and citrus grove operators as well as requests from individuals for plant identification.
Extent: 0.2 Linear feet. 1 box.
Identification: Ms Coll. 69
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

John Belling was a botanist at the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station in the early twentieth century.


Scope and Content

The collection consists almost exclusively of letters received by Belling. The letters concern his work in plant hybridization, but also include inquiries from farmers and citrus grove operators as well as requests from individuals for plant identification.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Belling Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Hybridization, Vegetable.
University of Florida. Agricultural Experiment Station.



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