Grasses, cult. and eastern U.S., Canada field notes, nos. 1-184, 1938-1941

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Frances E. Carnes's specimen list of botanical specimens collected from 12 May to 25 August 1938 and 26-27 June 1941 in New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, District of Columbia, Maryland, Ottawa, and Quebec. Collector numbers are 1-185 (discrepancy with title). Specific locations include Beltsville (Maryland), Ottowa (Canada), Montezuma (New York), King’s Mountain in Quebec (Canada), and the District of Columbia. Many specimens also have a F.P.I number or a PEI number, which possibly refers to a specimen in another collection. There are also second locations listed, which possibly refer to where the specimen in another collection was collected.

Date Range


Start Date

May 12, 1938

End Date


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.


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • Quebec
  • Delaware
  • Vermon
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • Canada
  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
  • Ottawa
  • Maryland
  • Virginia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-006

Collection name

Frances E. Carnes field book, 1938-1941, from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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