Carl Andreas Geyer Journal, 1838

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Description

Carl Andreas Geyer (1809-1853) was a German botanist who took part in a number of North American expeditions, 1835-1844. This record unit consists of the botanical journal kept by Geyer on the Nicollet Expedition, 1838, organized to survey the Missouri and Mississippi river area. Also included is a handwritten transcript of the journal with an introduction and index to specimen numbers and copies of the sketches in the journal.

Date Range

1838

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Topic

  • Plante
  • Plantae
  • Plants

Place

  • United States
  • Missouri
  • Mississippi River

Form/Genre

Collection record

Accession #

SIA RU007290

Extent

4 folders

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives