William H. Brewer, field notes, 1860-1867

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This collection is comprised of hand-written copies of field notes created by William Henry Brewer from collecting and observation efforts throughout the state of California from 1860-1867 in the course of his work on the Geological Survey of California. Brewer pays particular attention to the trees of the region. The collection is comprised of 3 bound volumes representing specimen numbers 1-6587.

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  • Cupressaceae
  • Cruciferae
  • Pinaceae
  • Plantae
  • Plants
  • Redwoods
  • Trees
  • Conifers


  • United States
  • California


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-117


3 field books

Physical Location

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