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This field book contains notes on Ernst's botanical collections in Oaxaca, Mexico from 7 January to 23 February 1966. Last number for Dominica trip is provided: 2187. Collector numbers for Oaxaca are 2190-2839. Determinations were made by Dan H. Nicholson, John J. Wurdack, and David B. Lellingan. An itinerary is included at the beginning of the book that provides the range of collector numbers and locations for each date listed. Localities include but are not limited to San Luis Potosi, Mitla, El Guajolote, Santa Rosa, and San Juan del Estado. Correspondence is also included: Dan H. Nicholson to Kent Flannery regarding Ernst’s specimens.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 07, 1966

End Date

Feb 23, 1966

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


  • Mitla
  • San Juan del Estado
  • Oaxaca
  • San Luis Potosi
  • Mexico


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007096

Collection name

Wallace R. Ernst papers, 1946-1971

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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