Frederick A. Walpole Field Notes from the Department of Botany

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This collection consists of 3 field books by Frederick A. Walpole, documenting botanical collections and illustrations made between 1896 and 1904. The books include: entries on Walpole's daily work as a botanical artist for the Department of Botany, U.S. National Herbarium; entries on illustrations created (including watercolor paintings and pencil drawings); and entries for specimens collected in the field. Locations include Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.

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  • Plantae
  • Plants


  • Oregon
  • United States
  • Alaska
  • Washington


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-425


3 field books

Physical Location

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