Paul Carpenter Standley Field Notes from the Department of Botany

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Description

This collection consists of 33 field books documenting the field work of Paul Carpenter Standley in Central America and the United States between the years of 1910 and 1935. Standley collected in: Montana, Florida, Texas, New Mexico, and several other locations in the United States; El Salvador; Honduras; Guatemala; Panama; Haiti; and Costa Rica. Standley's notes consist of plant lists, determination lists, and narrative specimen notes.

Date Range

1910-1935

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
  • Orchids

Place

  • Haiti
  • Montana
  • El Salvador
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Panama
  • Texas
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Florida
  • Costa Rica

Form/Genre

Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-406

Extent

33 field books

Physical Location

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