Arizona, Hawaii, Hong Kong, Ceylon, Jamaica, 1969 - 1970

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Creator

Read, Robert W.

Alternate Title

Read, field notes, Arizona, Hawaii, Hong Kong, Ceylon, Jamaica, 1969 - 1970

Abstract

This field book consists of the field notes of Robert W. Read from collecting trips to Arizona, Hawaii, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), and Jamaica, from 1969 to 1970. Notes consist of: to-do notes, photograph lists (no negative numbers indicated), lists of common plants, general notes, research notes, sketches of plants, entries for specimens collected. Collector numbers range from 2101 to 2399. Specimen entries include: collector number, scientific name, date, locality, physical description, sex, and other characteristics. Localities include Kandy (Sri Lanka) and Castleton (Jamaica). Several specimen labels for "Plants of Ceylon" are inserted into the front of the book. Several pages of loose notes are included in the back. One black-and-white photograph of a plant and one color positive (unmounted slide) are also included.

Date Range

1969-1970

Start Date

1969

End Date

1970

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
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Arizona
  • Hawaii
  • Jamaica
  • Kandy
  • Sri Lanka

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Slides (photographs)

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-356

Collection name

Robert W. Read Field Books from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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