Book 6, field data and identifications, specimen no. 7517-8482, Brazil, New Mexico, 1942-1950

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This item is comprised of Archer's field notes regarding botanical specimens collected or observed in the Amazon Basin, Brazil from 1942-1943 (specimen no. 7517-8325) including field data on fungi from this region (specimen no. H-428-H-471). The item also contains Archer's field notes from New Mexico (specimen no. 8328-8482) from 1943-1950. The first page of the item contains a key to abbreviations for various collectors including Ducke, PEI, Camargo, Archer, Blake, McVaugh, Killip, Hermann, O'Neill, and Weintraub. The second page contains an explanation of general abbreviations used in the book. Descriptive data typically includes color of specimen, locality, date of collection, and scientific or common name and sometimes contains information about use of fruit, flower, or other plant part.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 04, 1942

End Date

Mar 31, 1950

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.


  • Botany
  • Botanists


  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Brazil
  • Amazon Basin


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-103

Collection name

W. Andrew Archer field books, 1930-1951, from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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