Diocleciano Chaves, Bro. Garnier, and Francis Whittier Pennell Department of Botany field book

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Description

The Diocleciano Chaves, Bro. Garnier, and Francis Whittier Pennell Department of Botany field book contains specimen lists of botanical specimens the three men collected. Chaves's field notes are found on pages 1-16. Collector numbers 1-360 are included, and accession numbers are written in occasionally besides some specimens. Chaves collected in . Although his notes are undated, it is presumed they are from the 1920s (possibly 1926) because of the dates of these specimen in the National Museum Herbarium database. Field notes of Bro. Granier are found on pages 19-58. Collector numbers 1-1200 are included. Based on information from the herbarium database, these were likely collected in during circa 1935. Pennell's field notes begin on page 100, continue until page 186, then continue from page 61-90. His collector numbers 16761-20280 are included. Pennell collected these specimens in Mexico in 1934.

Date Range

circa 1920s-1930s

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Plantae
  • Plants

Place

  • Nicaragua
  • Mexico

Form/Genre

Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-007

Extent

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library