Lyman B. Smith, Brasil, 1964 - 1965, Herbário Barbosa Rodrigues Itajaí, S. Catarina

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This field book includes the journal entries of Lyman B. Smith from a collecting trip to Brazil, 1964-1965. Entries are narrative and describe daily collecting activities of Smith, observations of plants, and notes on travel. Descriptions of plants, including sketches can be found in the book. Some geographic coordinates are listed. Localities include: Sao Miguel d'Oeste, Itajai, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, Belem, and others. Some notes are in Portuguese.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 19, 1964

End Date

Mar 13, 1965

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  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Itajaí
  • Brasília
  • Brazil
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Belém


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-402

Collection name

Lyman B. Smith Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 14