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”

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KALM, Pehr [Pietari; Peter]

2 entries
  • 7677

Observations on the inhabitants, climate, soil, rivers, productions, animals, and other matter worthy of notice. Made by Mr. John Bartram, in his travels from Pensilvania to Onondago, Oswego and the Lake Ontario, in Canada. To which is annex'd, a curious account of the cataracts at Niagara, by Mr. Peter Kalm....

London: J. Whiston and B. White, 1751.

Digital facsimile from Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Canada, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States , COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States › American Northeast, NATURAL HISTORY, VOYAGES & Travels by Physicians, Surgeons & Scientists
  • 9923

En Resa til Norra America. 2 vols.

Stockholm: Tryckt på L. Salvii kostnad, 17531761.

Between 1748 and 1749, Kalm, a Swedish naturalist and student of Linnaeus, traveled throughout northeast America, specifically in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Canada, surveying the countryside, and recording notes on the inhabitants, the fauna, and the flora of the region. Among his companions on a trip into the back country of New York was American naturalist John Bartram. Returning to his native Stockholm, Kalm published the first edition of his observations between 1753 and 1761. Translated into English by John Reinhold Forster as Travels into North America; containing Its natural history, and a circumstantial account of Its plantations and agriculture in general, with the civil, ecclesiastical and commercial state of the country, the manners of the inhabitants, and several curious and important remarks on various subjects. 3 vols. London, 1770-1771.

Digital facsimile of the original Swedish edition from Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link; of the English translation, also from Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link.



Subjects: Agriculture / Horticulture, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Canada, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States , COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States › American Northeast, NATURAL HISTORY, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › Delaware, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › New Jersey, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › New York, U.S.: CONTENT OF PUBLICATIONS BY STATE & TERRITORY › Pennsylvania, VOYAGES & Travels by Physicians, Surgeons & Scientists