United States Department of Agriculture, journal of John B. Leiberg on botanical collecting trip in Eastern Oregon 1894

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This journal was kept by Leiberg during a trip to Oregon from May to September 1894. Entries are long and narrative and describe Leiberg's activities and detailed accounts of the landscape and vegetation, including plants observed. Towards the back of the book are: a list of campsites and their distances; and a list of altitudes recorded on trip. Localities include but are not limited to: Lexington, Button Springs, Paulina Mountains.

Date Range


Start Date

May 01, 1894

End Date

Sep 14, 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.


  • 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