L. B. Smith, Brazil, 1975, 16017 - 16155, 1978

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This field book was kept by Lyman B. Smith in Brazil, in 1975 and 1978. 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. Includes some rough sketches of plants. The second half of the book includes a list of plants collected by Smith in Brazil 1975. Collector numbers 16020 through 16155 are included. Entries list collector number, scientific name, locality. Localities in Brazil include: Sta. Cecilia, Lajes, Joaquim, and possibly others.

Date Range

1975, 1978

Start Date

Jan 22, 1975

End Date

Feb 19, 1978

Access Information

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  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Santa Cecília
  • Venezuela
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Lajes


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

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 7