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Cinchona Project Field Books, 1938-1965

Creator:
Cinchona Missions Expedition (1942-1944)
Title:
Cinchona Project Field Books, 1938-1965
Dates:
1938, 1938-1965
Summary:
This collection is comprised of field notes, correspondence, specimen labels, annotated manuscripts, and specimen determination lists collected during the Cinchona Missions Expedition (1930s-1960s). It includes documents pertaining to research done by a variety of organizations on the Rubiaceae family of plants. These organizations include but are not limited to: the American Quinine Company; the United States Foreign Economic Administration; the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Administration within the Bureau of Plant Industry; the Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum, and the Herbarium of the National Arboretum. The collection also includes an inventory of collections transferred to the National Herbarium in 1952
Topics:
Botany, Cinchona, Plants, Rubiaceae
Subjects:
National Arboretum (U.S.), United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Dept. of Agriculture, American Quinine Company, United States Foreign Economic Administration, Field Book Project (Washington, D.C.), Cinchona Missions Expedition (1942-1944)
Form/Genre:
Field notes, Collection descriptions
Local Number:
SIA Acc. 11-096
Physical Description:
2.8 cu. ft. (2.8 non-standard size boxes)
Full Record:
http://siris-archives.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!siarchives&uri=full=3100001~!307000~!0#focus

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