Year book, 1951

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Abstract

This diary includes Killip's accounts of his life and daily activities in 1951 and records his travels throughout the United States including to: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Shell Beach (possibly Louisiana), Florida, and Pennsylvania. Some notes are long and narrative and describe collecting activities. Killip annotated a list of cities in the back of the book with symbols for: spent night, passed through, and lived two days or more.

Date Range

1951

Start Date

Jan 01, 1951

End Date

Dec 30, 1951

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
  • New Mexico
  • Texas
  • Florida
  • Arizona
  • Pennsylvania

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-053

Collection name

Ellsworth Paine Killip field notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 3 Folder 5