Herbarium Files from Ferns and Lichens Collection, Department of Botany

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This collection consists of Herbarium Files from the United States National Museum, Division of Plants, Ferns and Lichens Collection. The files include notes surrounding herbaria specimens, grouped by herbaria collection. Included are: John Gilbert Baker Herbarium (lichens); Walsh Herbarium (diatoms); Charles Russell Orcutt Herbarium (mosses); Orcutt Herbarium (lichens); Henry Willey Herbarium; and Edward Tuckerman Herbarium (lichens). Also included in this collection (but not cataloged) are various administrative files such as loan forms, budgets, etc.

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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
  • Fungi
  • Lichens
  • Mosses
  • Diatoms


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-435


5 folders

Physical Location

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