An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15847 entries, 13780 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: January 27, 2023

TORREY, John

3 entries
  • 10513

A compendium of the flora of the northern and middle states, containing generic and specific descriptions of all the plants, exclusive of the cryptogamia, hitherto found in the United States, north of the Potomac.

New York: Stacy B. Collins, 1826.

Published after Torrey's appointment as profess or chemistry at West Point, in a small, handy format for botanical students, that "its small size will enable them to use it without inconvenience in their herborizations." Digital facsimile from Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link.



Subjects: BOTANY, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States
  • 10512

A flora of the state of New-York, comprising full descriptions of all the indigenous and naturalized plants hitherto discovered in the state; with remarks on their economical and medicinal properties. 2 vols.

Albany, NY: Carroll and Cook, 1843.

For a long time this was the most comprehensive botany of any U.S. state. Digital facsimile from Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link.



Subjects: BOTANY, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Materia medica / Herbals / Herbal Medicines, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › New York
  • 10514

Report on the United States and Mexican boundary survey: Made under the direction of the secretary of the Interior. By William H. Emory. 2 vols. in 4.

Washington, DC: A. O. P. Nicholson, Printer, 18571859.

Vol. 1, pt. by W. H. Emory.

Vol. 1, pt. 2: Geological reports by C.C. Parry and Arthur Schott, notes by W. H. Emory; Paleontology and geology of the boundary by James Hall; Description of cretaceous and tertiary fossils by T. A. Conrad.

Vol. 2, pt. 1: Botany of the boundary: Introduction by C. C. Parry; General botany by John Torrey; Cataceae by George Engelmann.

Vol. 2, pt. 2: Zoology of the boundary: Mammals, Birds, Repitles by S. F. Baird; Fishes by C. Girard.

The natural history reports are extensively illustrated.

Digital facsimiles, including the Senate and House versions of Vol. 2, pt. 1, from Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link.



Subjects: BOTANY, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Mexico, NATURAL HISTORY, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › Texas, ZOOLOGY › Ichthyology, ZOOLOGY › Mammalogy, ZOOLOGY › Ornithology