1960, March, April, Mexico

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This field book includes the field notes of T. R. Soderstrom from a trip to Mexico with Mason Hale to collect cryptogams in 1960. The entries are narrative and describe activities, and descriptions of plants and vegetation observed. Entries also list photographs taken during the trip. Includes Soderstrom's experiences with the local culture. Localities include: Puebla, Tuxtla, San Cristobal, and others. Sketches of plants can be found throughout.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 09, 1960

End Date

Apr 11, 1960

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.


  • Cryptogams
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Tuxtla
  • Puebla
  • Mexico


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-404

Collection name

Thomas R. Soderstrom Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 1