[illustrated notebook] Laura E. Mitchell
Meticulously illustrated lab book by a woman studying under botanist Richard Holman at UC Berkeley, 1932
1932 University of California Botany Notebook by a student of Richard Holman, head of Botany at UC Berkeley and co-author of the influential 'Textbook of General Botany' (with Wilfred Robbins, 1924). 39 labeled plates: Plant Cell (5), Plant (2), Plant Tissues (6), Stem (4), Root (2), Leaf (4), Flower (7), Fruit (3), Seed (6). Approx. 20 sheets of notes on seed experiments, some with application to agricultural practices. Graphite drawings on thick card stock in UC branded cover, fastened with brads. A few grading marks on the written notes, drawings remain clean and crisp, very fine work.