Kearney, T. H. Journal, Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)

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This field book is comprised of five sections, as follows: Journal (pages 1 - 59): Details plants observed and collected and includes descriptions of surrounding areas. Localities in Alaska (pages 61 - 64): An alphabetical list of locality names along with brief information on how some relate geographically to other localities or regions. Ecological and Phytogeographical Literature (pages 67 - 68): A short bibliography of publications in French and English. Literature Alaskan Botany (pages 85 - 92): Bibliography on Alaskan Botany Microtechnique (page 95): Describes processes for staining specimens to distinguish cuticles, epidermis, and cell walls.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 04, 1899

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


  • United States
  • Alaska
  • Disenchantment Bay


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-050

Collection name

Thomas H. Kearney Field Books, 1898-1917, from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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