Henderson, additional notes for numbers 3000 - 4065

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Abstract

This item consists of the unbound determination notes of Louis Forniquet Henderson from a collecting trip to the central and eastern regions of Idaho in 1895. The notes appear to have been written and submitted to someone (unknown) by Henderson. The field notes include collector numbers 3000-4065 (not in ascending order); scientific names when known; physical descriptions of the specimens, including height, color, and other observations; notes on locality collected including location and sometimes altitude. Often the notes include Henderson's opinions on whether a genus can be assigned or needs additional work, and whether a specimen may represent a new species. Also included are the determination notes, possibly of Rydberg, for collector numbers 3144-4034.

Date Range

1895

Start Date

Jul 02, 1895

End Date

Aug 31, 1895

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

  • Grangeville
  • Salmon River Mountains
  • Hailey
  • Challis
  • United States
  • Ketchum
  • Moscow
  • Mount Idaho
  • Idaho

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-021

Collection name

Louis Forniquet Henderson field notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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