Book 1, field notes, specimen no. 1-1358, California, 1860-1867

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Creator

Brewer, William Henry, 1828-1910

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, beginning on November 25, 1860 in the vicinity of San Luis Obispo and ending on September 9, 1862 in an upland swam in the vicinity of the Upper Sacramento River Ferry near Shasta. Other localities include: Santa Barbara, Sierra Santa Monica, San Gabriel Mountains, Sonoma county, Napa county, Marin county, Mount Diablo, Santa Susana Mountains, Los Angeles, "Mountains N. of Santa Cruz",and "Hills W. of Orestimbra Cañon". Specimen no. 1-1358 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

1860-1862

Start Date

Nov 25, 1860

End Date

Sep 09, 1862

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

  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Botanists

Place

  • California
  • United States
  • Shasta
  • Santa Susana Mountains
  • Marin
  • Santa Barbara
  • Napa
  • Santa Cruz Mountains
  • San Gabriel Mountains
  • San Luis Obispo
  • Sonoma
  • Los Angeles
  • Mount Diablo

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