Sub-Series I. History

Acquistion and Development 

  • Harvard President and Fellows report, 12 May 1890. Deed of gift from the Wares and acceptance from Harvard (photocopy)
  • Collection Development plan, undated. Probably pre-1892
  • Annotated shipment lists of models
  • Shipping list, 1929
  • Last Shipment of Models, 1936
  • Packing Diagram (photocopy)
  • Details of how case labels created
  • Booklet titled History of the Ware labels 1896-1904


  • Report of Professor George L. Goodale's remarks at dedication of the flowers, 17 April 1893 (photocopy)
  • Invitation to Dedication Ceremony for the Glass Flowers, 17 April 1893
  • Copper plates for the invitation to Dedication Ceremony for the Glass Flowers, 17 April 1893. Edward E. Clark, Art Stationer, West Street, Boston
  • An Account of the Blaschka Glass Models of Flowers by Professor George L. Goodale. 7 November 1894. A speech given to the Boston Society of Natural History

 Financial Materials

  • Invoices 1890-1941 and undated
  • Flyer explaining why museum will be charging admission to glass flower exhibit

Shipping Lists