Book 3, field notes, specimen no. 4981-6587

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Abstract

This volume contains handwritten copies Brewer's field notes borrowed from the Gray Herbarium. The notes document Brewer's botanical collection and observation efforts throughout California. Localities are primarily in the vicinity of Yosemite Valley. The final section of the book is dedicated to Brewer's notes on the genus Sequoia (redwoods). Specimen no. 1359-4980 are represented in the book. Data typically include scientific name, locality, elevation, date of collection, and often contains narrative description of growing conditions. Brewer sometimes notes radius and age of specimen.

Date Range

1862-1867

Start Date

1862

End Date

1867

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

  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Redwoods
  • Botanists

Place

  • Yosemite Valley
  • United States
  • California

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-117

Collection name

William H. Brewer, field notes, 1860-1867

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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