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Ravenel, Henry William

May 19, 1814–July 17, 1887

Henry William Ravenel: Plants & Planter

Contains digitized versions of Ravenel's botanical collection, thirteen journals (1859-1887), and over 400 letters between him and other renowned naturalists and family members across the country and world.

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  • Title Ravenel, Henry William
  • Coverage May 19, 1814–July 17, 1887
  • Author
  • Keywords Botanist, diarist, lowcountry’s natural environment, invested heavily in the Confederacy, Ravenel’s other major contribution was in the field of botany, primarily mycology: the study of fungi
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date July 28, 2021
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update November 28, 2016
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