Torrey, field book, 1865

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This field book consists of the specimen labels for plants collected by John Torrey in California and Nevada, 1865. The labels are pasted into the book in chronological order by collector number. Collector numbers 293 through 500 are included. The labels are from the Herbarium of Columbia College, New York. The labels include collector number (written in with pencil) and locality. No scientific names of plants are included. Localities include: Napa Valley (CA), Empire City (NV), Santa Barbara County (CA), Clear Lake (CA), Bear Mountain (CA), and others.

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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


  • United States
  • Empire
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Santa Barbara
  • Nevada


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-416

Collection name

John Torrey Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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


Box 1 Folder 8