Field notes, Antarctica, 1940-1941

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Abstract

This notebook contains data compiled by Bryant in the course of his work for the United States Antarctic Service Expedition of 1940-1941. The item includes specimen no. 1-408. Dated entries typically note scientific name (if known), locality, and growing conditions. Most localities are in the vicinity of "East Base". Locality information sometimes includes longitude and latitude. The notebook includes data on lichens and mosses (specimen no. 1-78 and 199-203); marine algae (specimen no. 99-103; flowering plants (specimen no. 150-174), and fresh water algae (specimen no. 175-200). The notebook contains a list of collectors and their titles at the back of the book.

Date Range

1940-1941

Start Date

1940

End Date

1941

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
  • Botanists

Place

Antarctica

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-246

Collection name

Herwil McClure Bryant, field notes, Antarctica, 1940-1941

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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