Archer, 1930-1949 : determinations, correspondence, and field data

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Correspondence (mostly written by Killip) and determinations, dated 1930-1949, regarding William Archer's collections in Colombia. Also includes typed field data for "Fish poison and other plants collected in South America by W. A. Archer, 1934-1935", collector numbers 2224-3428. These include name, locality and date collected, and notes on physical description, economic use, and other details. Also included is a determination list for Mexia's collections from Ecuador. Localities include but are not limited to Saint Thomas and Mazaruni Forest Station. See SIA Acc. 11-103 for more information on Archer's field notes.

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  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Saint Thomas
  • Virgin Islands of the United States
  • Guyana
  • Mazaruni


  • 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


Box 1 Folder 2