Albert C. Smith Field Notes from the Department of Botany

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This collection consists of the field notes of Albert C. Smith from collecting work in Fiji and Guyana. The materials include plant lists, journal entries, correspondence, and determinations. Smith collected botanical specimens in Fiji in 1933-1934 and 1953, in the West Indies in 1956, and British Guiana (now Guyana) in 1937 and 1938. The notes from Guyana are from Smith's time serving as a botanist on the Terry-Holden Expedition.

Date Range

1933-1934, 1937-1938, 1952-1953, 1956, 1967

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.


  • Plantae
  • Plants
  • Trees


  • Fiji
  • Guyana


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-399


10 items

Physical Location

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