Five file drawers containing 150 folders. Four archival boxes containing field notebooks, 1932 - 1982. Small file box containing orchid collection records from the United States, ~ 1936 - 1948. Small box containing notes of plants found in varying counties in Florida, undated, indexed alphabetically by genus. Possibly notes for the Flora of Florida project.
File drawer #1, Folders 001 - 040
Various correspondence between Dr. Correll and several botanists and public figures. Includes correspondence with Lady Bird Johnson about her beautification projects; Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas and Senator Ralph Yarborough in reference to the establishment of Big Thicket National Park in Texas. Also contains Dr. Correll's resume, materials relating to his education at Duke and Harvard, early professional activities, and his activities at USDA.
File drawer #2, Folders 041 - 070
Materials relating to Dr. Correll's activities at USDA concerning wild potatoes; his work at the Texas Research Foundation (1956 - 1971); National Science Foundation (1971 - 1973) and Fairchild Tropical Garden (1973 - 1983) where he began work on the Flora of the Bahama Archipelago project.
File drawer #3, Folders 071 - 100
Materials and correspondence, mostly related to Flora of the Bahama Archipelago.
File Drawer #4, Folders 101 - 140
Background material for the Bahamas; early work and notes on Flora of Florida, including correspondence; his work with the EPA (1978 - 1981); and various personal activities.
File drawer #5, Folders 141 - 150
Contains personal papers as well as three folders for Helen Butts Correll, his wife and co-author on many projects and a PhD Zoologist from Duke (1932). She joined her husband in botany and became an expert on grasses.