Prior Support

James Solomon, “Support for Scientific Community Services at the Missouri Botanical Garden” DEB 94-20132, 1 January 1995 - 31 December 1997, $298,581.Grant included 1.5 FTE Herbarium Assistants (33,000 loan specimens per year, refile an average of 30,000 returned loan specimens, 568 research visitors per year); 0.70 FTE Herbarium Technician (33,000 loan specimens,  30,000 returned loan specimens each year); and supplies and shipping costs.

Marshall Crosby, “Compactor Storage for Herbarium Specimens at the Missouri Botanical Garden” DEB 96-31021, 1 April 1996 - 31 July 1998, $457,000.  The herbarium collection space provides compactorized storage for approximately one-half of the Garden's 4.9 million specimens.

Patricia Holmgren, Jacquelyn Kallunki, and Barbara Thiers, “Collections-related services of The New York Botanical Garden Herbarium” DBI-9808824, plus two supplements, 1 Sep 1998-31 Aug 2001, $464,743.  This grant funded in part the loan and visitor services provided by the Herbarium of the New York Botanical Garden.  Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Supplement to DBI-9808824.  Supplement to DBI-9808824 for the Purchase of Microscopes and Computers.
Jacquelyn A. Kallunki and Anthony P. Kirchgessner, “A catalogue of vascular plant specimens from Eastern Brazil:  a tool for conservation and Brazilian floristics” DBI-9987500, 1 Jun 2000-30 Apr 2003, $330,543.  Project created an electronic catalogue of vascular plant specimens from Eastern Brazil.

Barbara Thiers and William Buck, “Development of a Catalog of North American Bryophytes at The New York Botanical Garden” DEB-9632600, plus two amendments (REU supplement), 15 Sep 1996-31 Dec 1998, $189,352 (includes two REU supplements). All specimens of bryophytes from Alaska, Canada and Greenland, and all hornworts and about 40% of all specimens of hepatics from the contiguous United States have been cataloged.  Two interns each year were supported on REU awards.

Barbara M. Thiers “The New York Botanical Garden American Bryophyte Catalog Part II.  Mosses of the Contiguous United States” DEB-9876747, 1 Apr 1999-30 Mar 2001, $258,807 (includes one REU supplement)
60,000 mosses from the contiguous United States have been electronically cataloged in this project.

Barbara Thiers, Kevin Indo and Kathleen Duguay “Incorporation of the Tulane University Fungus Collection into The New York Botanical Garden Herbarium” NSF 9987371, 05/15/00-05/31/01, $50, 910. Prepared and inserted fungi obtained from the Tulane University herbarium into The New York Botanical Garden herbarium.