A. C. Smith, field book, West Indies, 1956

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This field book includes plant lists and journal entries by A. C. Smith in the West Indies in 1956. Collector numbers 10001 through 10602 are included. Plant list entries list: collector number, scientific name, local name / uses, habit, habitat, altitude (ft), date, flower and fruit notes, locality, "wood from", and no spec. Journal entries are included for March 2 through April 21. The entries are long and diary-like, and include descriptions of daily activities, collecting work, work with colleagues, and travel. Localities include: Nevis, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Dominica, Grenada.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 02, 1956

End Date

Apr 21, 1956

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.


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Dominica
  • Grenada


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-399

Collection name

Albert C. Smith Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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