Catalogue of plants collected, Alaska, in the year 1892, 1893, 1894

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Creator

Funston, Frederick, 1865-1917

Alternate Title

Alaska, 1892-1894

Abstract

This field book contains a catalog of botanical specimens collected in Alaska from 26 May to 3 September 1892 and 3 May 1893 to 8 September 1894. The book is divided into two sections. The first section contains collector numbers 1-68 collected in 1892. This list provides brief descriptions of specimens including distribution and abundance information. Some specimens have a "see" notes to pages where the specimen is described in further detail. Localities include but are not limited to Yakutat Bay, Cape Phipps, and Disenchantment Bay. The second section includes a list with collector numbers 1-162, collected in 1893-1894. Localities include but are not limited to Tagish, Forty-mile Creek, and Yukon River.

Date Range

1892-1894

Start Date

1892

End Date

1894

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.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Disenchantment Bay
  • Yakutat Bay
  • Phipps Peninsula
  • Fortymile Creek
  • Yukon River
  • Alaska

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Itineraries

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-042

Collection name

Frederick Funston field notes

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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