Correspondence and specimen list

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This item includes the photocopied specimen list of trees collected by Leslie Holdridge and B. G. Schubert in Finca la Selva and Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica, 1956. The list includes collector numbers 7042 through 7058, with scientific names, and physical descriptions that list height and other observations. Some elevations are indicated. Also included in the folder is a letter from Velva Rudd to Dr. (Dick) Cowan in 1974. The letter discusses labeling of the associated specimens.

Date Range

1956, 1974

Start Date

Sep 01, 1956

End Date

Feb 26, 1974

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.


  • Trees
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Sarapiquí
  • Costa Rica


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-128

Collection name

L. R. Holdridge field notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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