Killip & Smith Peru, 1929-1957 : determination lists and correspondence

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Abstract

This item contains many determination lists for botanical specimens E. P. Killip collected with [Albert C.] Smith, Brother Alain, and others, dated from approximately 1929 to 1957. Documents are not in chronological order. Also includes correspondence from several of Killip’s colleagues from the National Museum of Natural History and the Field Museum. Specimens determined in these lists were collected in Peru, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, and perhaps other localities. See the “Ellsworth Paine Killip field notes from the Department of Botany,” SIA Acc. 12-053 for more information about some of these specimens.

Date Range

1929-1957

Start Date

1929

End Date

1957

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Colombia
  • Cuba
  • Brazil
  • Peru

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007375

Collection name

Ellsworth Paine Killip Papers, 1914-1950

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 1