Liberia, 1894-1895, a list of Liberian plants

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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


Start Date

Dec 31, 1893

End Date

Feb 28, 1895

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  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Liberia
  • Mount Coffee
  • Monrovia


  • 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


Box 1 Folder 4