L. B. Smith, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, journal, collection numbers 15442 - 16018, 1971 - 1972

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This field book was kept by Lyman B. Smith in Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela, 1971-1972. One half of the book was used as a journal and the other half was used to record plants collected. Journal entries are narrative and describe Smith's collecting activities, observations of vegetation and landscape, and travels. Some entries are in Portuguese. The second half of the book includes a list of plants collected by Smith in Brazil 1971-1972. Collector numbers 15442 through 16018 are included. Entries list collector number, scientific name, locality.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 14, 1971

End Date

Feb 25, 1972

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  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Venezuela
  • Argentina
  • Brazil


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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 2 Folder 5