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Name Bessey, Charles Edwin, 1845-1915
Born 05/21/1845
Birthplace Milton, Ohio
Father Bessey, Adnah, -1863
Mother Bessey, Margaret (Ellenberger), 1825-191
Occupation Professor of Botany, University of Nebraska
Spouse Bessey, Lucy (Athearn), 1847-1929
Children Bessey, Edward Athearn, 1875-1910
Bessey, Ernst Athearn, 1877-1957
Deceased 02/26/1915
Deceased where Lincoln, Nebraska

Associated Records

Image of RG0896.AM - RG0896 Conkling, Alice Mercy, 1877-1968

RG0896.AM - RG0896 Conkling, Alice Mercy, 1877-1968

The collection consists of two letters. One letter, written May 19, 1893, to Alice Conkling by Charles E. Bessey, botany professor at the University of Nebraska, identifies plants in Conkling's garden in Franklin, Nebraska. The second, undated letter written by Conkling to Bessey lists various plant names.

Image of RG2411.PH0-000417-g - Print, Photographic

RG2411.PH0-000417-g - Print, Photographic

A studio portrait of Charles E. Bessey (1845-1915), University of Nebraska.