Soderstrom, South Africa and Brazil, Sept, Oct, 1983, book I

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This field book consists of the field notes of T. R. Soderstrom from a collecting trip to South Africa and Brazil in 1983. Entries include diary-type recording daily activities, expenses, itineraries, and general notes. Localities in Brazil include: Rio de Janeiro, Bahia. Localities in South Africa include: Pretoria, Great Karroo Desert, Capetown. A list of photographs can be found in the back of the book.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 04, 1983

End Date

Oct 18, 1983

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
  • Bamboo
  • Botany


  • Great Karroo
  • Cape Town
  • Brazil
  • Pretoria
  • South Africa
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Bahia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

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 7