Mexia, 1932-1949 : determinations and correspondence

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Abstract

This item contains determination lists for and correspondence regarding botanical specimens Mrs. Y Mexia collected in Ecuador for the University of California and purchased by the Smithsonian. Documents are not in chronological order. Determinations were made by Killip and other Smithsonian employees. Correspondents include Killip, H. P. Bracelin (University of California), and others. Notes for collector numbers 6600 to 7600 are included. These are possibly drafts for specimen labels. Notes may be Mexia's. Many of these lists and letters were written after Mexia's death in 1938.

Date Range

1932-1949

Start Date

1932

End Date

1949

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

Ecuador

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 7