Chase 4 : field notes, 5883 - 7577

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This field book includes Mary Agnes Chase's list of plants collected between 1912 and 1919 in Texas; Puerto Rico; and areas surrounding the District of Columbia. The plant list entries include collector numbers (5883 to 7577); scientific name; location; date; and physical descriptions. Occasionally, entries include descriptive notes about the collecting activities or environment from which the plant was collected. Small sketches of trees and grasses accompany some of the entries.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 19, 1912

End Date

Jun 15, 1919

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
  • Grasses
  • Botany


  • District of Columbia
  • Puerto Rico
  • United States
  • Texas


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-093

Collection name

Mary Agnes Chase field books, 1906-1959 from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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