Field notes, Africa, 1889-1890

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This item is comprised of one volume of field notes compiled by William Harvey Brown and A.H. Brown from their botanical collecting efforts for the United States Eclipse Expedition from 1889-1890. The item contains no taxonomic data. Entries include specimen no. and locality. Specimen no. 1-284 are included. Localities include: Horta, Fayal, Azoris; Porto Grande, St. Vincent, Cape Verde Islands; Free Town, Sierra Leone; Elmina, Ashantee; Cunga, Angola; Cape Town [South Africa]; Saint Helena ; and Ascension Island.

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  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Botanists


  • Cape Verde
  • Angola
  • Cape Town
  • Africa
  • South Africa
  • Ascension Island
  • Sierra Leone
  • Saint Helena


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-245

Collection name

William Harvey Brown, field notes, 1889-1890

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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