Nelson, catalogue, 1 - 1823, 1894

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Abstract

This field book includes a list of plants collected by Nelson in Mexico in 1894. Entries list collector numbers (1 through 1823). Physical description (color, size, presence of fruit), altitude, and common name (shrub, grass, tree, etc.) are included with most of the entries. Many entries have scientific names, written at the time or at a later date. Localities include: Orizaba, Vera Cruz, Yacochi, Oaxaca, San Miguel, Albarradas, Totontepec, Sonora. There are several loose pages and small clippings of field notes included in this volume.

Date Range

1894

Start Date

Jan 28, 1894

End Date

Oct 24, 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.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Oaxaca
  • Mexico
  • Veracruz
  • Sonora
  • Albarradas

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-341

Collection name

Edward William Nelson 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 3