No 5, field book for collecting by Egbert H. Walker, Smithsonian Institution, Washington 25, D.C.

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Creator

Walker, Egbert H. (Egbert Hamilton), 1899-1991

Abstract

This field book consists of a list of plants collected by E. H. Walker in Virginia, Maryland, Japan, Taiwan, and Thailand, in 1955. Collector numbers 7962 through 8435 are included. Entries list: collector number, scientific name, locality, and date. Occasionally, other notes on physical characteristics (color, height, shape, etc.), are included. Localities include: Shenandoah National Park (VA), Fairfax County (VA), Okinawa (Japan). Also included is a short list of plants seen but not collected in Nago (Japan). A pen drawing of a landscape can be found on the last page in the book.

Date Range

1955

Start Date

May 30, 1955

End Date

Jun 27, 1955

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
  • Taiwan
  • Virginia
  • Thailand
  • Maryland
  • Japan

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-424

Collection name

Egbert H. Walker Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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