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


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Smith, Lyman B.

Alternate Title

Smith, field notes, Brazil, 1971 - 1972


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

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


  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Venezuela


  • 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

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