Catalog of specimens collected in 1893 by A. H. Curtiss

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This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected near Jacksonville, Florida from 13 May to 9 November 1893. Collector numbers 1-508 (the same specimens are given numbers in the 4,000s, approximately 4089 to 4491). Most of the plants collected are magnoliophyta, many of which are grasses, magnoliopsida, and liliopsida. Each specimen is listed by it's taxonomic name, date, and brief description of surrounding environment. Some specimens are described further at the end of the list and include measurements and other information.

Date Range


Start Date

May 13, 1893

End Date

Nov 09, 1893

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
  • Florida
  • Jacksonville


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-022

Collection name

Allen Hiram Curtiss field book

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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