Gerrit S. Miller Jr, Jamaica, Feb - April 1931

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Abstract

This field book includes the field notes of Miller from a collecting trip to Jamaica in 1931. A list of plants collected by Miller includes collector numbers 1261-1570. Entries list scientific name and collector number. Occasionally, entries list habitat, common name, or other observations. Some determination notes are included. Towards the back of the book is an extensive list of common names. Common names are listed alphabetically, with corresponding collector numbers for each. A folded and hand-drawn map is attached to the inside back cover of the book. Localities include Mandeville, Pepper, and Windsor.

Date Range

1931

Start Date

Mar 04, 1931

End Date

Apr 09, 1931

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.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Mandeville
  • Jamaica

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-338

Collection name

Gerrit S. Miller Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 6