T. R. Soderstrom, world, 1974, book 1, Sep 28 - Oct 14

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Creator

Soderstrom, Thomas R.

Alternate Title

1974, Sep, Dec, Laos, Nepal

Abstract

This field book consists of the field notes of T. R. Soderstrom from collecting trips to Laos, Nepal, and Taiwan in 1974. Entries include general notes such as travel information, diary-type entries, to-do lists, contact information for colleagues and institutions, expenses, and specimen notes. Specimen notes include: collector number (or range), scientific name, locality, habitat. Abundance / rarity, growth habit, local growing knowledge, and other observations are also occasionally included in the entries. Some entries include sketches. Geographic coordinates are included with some entries. Localities include: Taipei (Taiwan), Pa Nan Island (?), Nam Ngum (Laos). Included are several business cards and two train maps (with routes drawn in by hand) of Taiwan. Lists of photographs are included in the back of the book.

Date Range

1974

Start Date

Sep 28, 1974

End Date

Oct 15, 1974

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.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Bamboo
  • Botany

Place

  • Taiwan
  • Laos
  • Nam Ngum
  • Nepal

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches
  • Maps

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

Sublocation

Box 5