Leiberg, journal, Oregon, 1894

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This journal was kept by Leiberg during a trip to Oregon from May to September 1894. The journal is handwritten with typed headings for place and date. Entries are long and narrative and describe Leiberg's activities and detailed accounts of the landscape and vegetation, including plants observed. Some collector numbers are noted in the book (11 to 836 is a possible range, but numbers were not in order). Localities include but are not limited to: Lexington, Button Springs, Paulina Mountains. Towards the back of the book is an entry offering an assessment of the quantity of standing, accessible Ponderosa pines in Paulina Mountains. Another entry includes assessment of utilizing un-pastured grazing ranges in Eastern Oregon. A final entry is on Wo-Kash and its manufacture by the Klamath Indians.

Date Range


Start Date

May 01, 1894

End Date

Sep 04, 1894

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.


  • Ethnobotany
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Oregon
  • United States
  • Paulina Mountains
  • Button Springs
  • Lexington


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-147

Collection name

John B. Leiberg field notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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