Henry William Ravenel (1814-1887)

Introduction | Introduction to the Botanical Collection | Applied Botany: Some Cultivated Plants | Ravenel in the South Caroliniana Library | Type Specimens in the Ravenel Collection | Some Rare Plants | Some Noteworthy Plants | A New Species of a Fresh-Water Alga | Weedy Plants from South Carolina | Specimens from Some of Ravenel's Southern Colleagues | Specimens from Some of Ravenel's Northern Colleagues | Plants Named After Ravenel | References


Childs, Arney Robinson.  The Private Journal of Henry William Ravenel, 1859-1887.  Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1947. 

Gee, Wilson.  South Carolina Botanists: Biography and Bibliography (Bulletin of the University of South Carolina, no. 72).  Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, 1918. 

Haygood, Tamara Miner.  Henry William Ravenel, 1814-1887, South Carolina Scientist in the Civil War Era.  Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 1987.

 Herr, John M., Jr., and John B. Nelson, comp.  The Henry W. Ravenel Collection of Converse College.  Inventory: Alphabetical Listing of Specimens in the A. C. Moore Herbarium (USCH).
Columbia, SC: A.C. Moore Herbarium, Department of Biological Sciences, 2004. 

Sanders, Albert E., and William D. Anderson, Jr.  Natural History Investigations in South Carolina from Colonial Times to the Present.  Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 1999. 

Shealy, Harry.  “Ravenel, Henry William (1814-1887).”  In Walter Edgar, ed., South Carolina Encyclopaedia.  Columbia, SC: South Carolina Humanities Council/University of South Carolina Press, forthcoming.

Taylor, David.  South Carolina Naturalists, An Anthology, 1700-1860.  Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1998.

University of South Carolina. A. C. Moore Herbarium, Department of Biological Scienceshttp://cricket.biol.sc.edu/acmoore/index2.html.




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