SJSU - Carl Sharsmith Herbarium - San Jose, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 19.932 W 121° 52.915
10S E 599049 N 4132311
Quick Description: The Carl Sharsmith Herbarium is located in Duncan Hall on SJSU's campus.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/7/2008 7:52:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM4MQB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton
Views: 15

Long Description:
"The Sharsmith Herbarium database consists of the information on the labels of the 15,000 sheets in the Sharsmith Herbarium. The late Dr. Sharsmith checked the determination for each sheet in the Herbarium and did the mounting himself so that key characteristics were shown. He also wrote the labels based on the information given to him by the collector.

Natalie Hopkins, Sharsmith Herbarium Curator Emeritus, designed the database using FileMaker Pro for Macintosh and entered data from the labels of the herbarium's 15,000+ sheets. The database was developed for the World Wide Web by Cathie Pietrolewicz, Programmer/Analyst for SJSU's Information Systems, and first went online in October 1998.

In 2002 Carol Mattsson of Mattsson Web Solutions updated the search to use the new Jepson names and display a results summary.

The Sharsmith Herbarium thanks Tony Morosco of the Jepson Herbarium for his assistance in the changeover from the the database's existing species names to the Jepson Manual names." (visit link)
Herbarium Acronym: SJSU

Institution Association: University

Type of Structure: Not seperate

City: San Jose

Special Collections: Western U.S., especially California; some Alaska, Mexico, and Europe

Special Projects: None

Index Herbariorum Site Link: [Web Link]

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