Liberia, 1894-1895, a list of Liberian plants

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Creator

  • Cook, Alice Carter, b. 1868
  • Cook, O. F. (Orator Fuller), 1867-1949

Alternate Title

Liberia, notes and drawings, 1894-1895

Abstract

This field book contains illustrations and notes of botanical specimens Cook and Cook (O. F. Cook and wife Alice) collected in Liberia from January 1894 to March 1895. No collection numbers are included. Notes range from page long descriptions to identifications with brief descriptions including measurements, soil type, commonality, and physical description of the specimen. Most or all of the collecting occurs in Monrovia. Two recurring localities are Mount Coffee and Long Beach.

Date Range

1894-1895

Start Date

Dec 31, 1893

End Date

Feb 28, 1895

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Liberia
  • Monrovia
  • Mount Coffee

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Scientific illustrations

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-015

Collection name

Orator Fuller Cook field books

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 4