Collins and Kempton, Cal., 1915

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This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected by Collins and Kempton in California from 30 March to 12 September 1915. Localities include but are not limited to Corona, Fall Brook, Pacific Beach, Mesa, Coronado Strand, Green Valley, and Chula Vista. Collector numbers 1-339 are included. A variety of plants were collected, for example aster, gallium, and plantains.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 30, 1915

End Date

Sep 12, 1915

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


  • United States
  • Chula Vista
  • Corona
  • California
  • Pacific Beach
  • Fallbrook


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-011

Collection name

Guy N. Collins field book, 1915, from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 1 Folder 2