Plants collected in 1924 by E. S. Steele, Terra Alta, W Va

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This field book consists of a list of plants collected by E. S. Steele in Terra Alta (West Virginia) and District of Columbia in 1924. Collector numbers 1 tough 177 are included. Entries list collector number, scientific name, and locality. Some entries also list physical description (color of flowers, size, other observations). On pages 2 through 5 is an accounting list, in a different handwriting, from 1853 and 1856. The list is titled "Dr. Denham Bank in a/c with Mrs Janiska Bengham".

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 11, 1924

End Date

Oct 19, 1924

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


  • West Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • Terra Alta
  • United States


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-407

Collection name

Edward Strieby Steele 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 Folder 3