1956-1957, California

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This field book contains notes Ernst kept during field research in California to collect plant specimens for the Dudley Herbarium of Stanford University from 19 June 1956 and 10 August 1957. Collection numbers range from 1-207. A second set of numbers, usually 5 digits or 5 digits and one decimal point, are also included. This second set of numbers is possibly the total mileage. California locations include Napa, Clear Lake State Park, Furnace Creek in Death Valley National Park, Monarch Canyon in Death Valley, and Santa Clara. Other California locations are also included. Ernst creates some sketches of specimen.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 19, 1956

End Date

Aug 10, 1957

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  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Botanists


  • Santa Clara
  • Napa
  • Death Valley National Park
  • Clear Lake State Park
  • United States
  • Monarch Canyon
  • California


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007096

Collection name

Wallace R. Ernst papers, 1946-1971

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 1