Notes on specimens shipped from Ponce, Porto Rico [sic], by Nina Prey

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This field book consists of the notes of Nina Prey on specimens shipped from Ponce, Puerto Rico to F. V. Coville, Botanist at Bureau of Plant Industry. Collector numbers 1 through 91 are included. Entries list collector number, physical description (including height, color, characteristics), locality collected, and date. Occasionally, scientific name, common name, and citations for determination are included. Some notes on native use of plants. Includes packing list, letter to F.V. Coville, and list of seaweeds Prey asked Coville to identify. Materials dated 1903 to 1905.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 20, 1903

End Date

Apr 23, 1905

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.


  • Ethnobotany
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Puerto Rico
  • Ponce


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-353

Collection name

Nina Prey Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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


Box 1 Folder 3