Field notes, Oregon, 1896-1897, 1902

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This item is comprised of one bound volume containing three field notebooks kept by Coville during his collecting endeavors in Oregon. The first notebook is dated July 5, 1896-August 29, 1896. The second notebook is dated July 23, 1897-September 7, 1898. The third notebook is dated July 11, 1902-September 24, 1902. Dated entries typically include scientific name, description of flora, temperature, soil, locality, and elevation. Localities include: Granite Canyon; Harney; "Coleman Valley"; Crater Lake; Buck Lake, Klamath county; vicinity of Fort Klamath post office; Diamond Lake, Douglas county; "Big Meadows (Lava), Crook county"; Ashland; and "Kamath Agency".

Date Range

1896-1897, 1902

Start Date

Jul 05, 1896

End Date

Sep 24, 1902

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
  • Plants
  • Botanists


  • Oregon
  • Harney
  • United States
  • Granite Canyon


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-253

Collection name

Frederick Coville, field books, 1890-1924

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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