Walpole, catalogue, 1898 - 1904

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Abstract

This volume consists of a catalogue of botanical collections and illustrations by F. A. Walpole, in 4 sections. The first section includes a list of botanical collections and drawings from Oregon and Washington, 1898 to 1901. The entries are arranged systematically on the right hand pages and chronologically on the left hand pages. Entries include collector number (1 through 2068), scientific name, locality, and drawing number (1 through 2068). The second section of the field book includes a list of botanical collections and drawings from Alaska, 1900. Entries list collector number (1037 through 1292), scientific name, locality, date, and drawing number (369 through 482). Following the plant list is a list of collections made in Alaska organized alphabetically by scientific name. The third section of the book includes a list of plants collected in Oregon in 1902. Notations are made for watercolors and pencil drawings. Entries list collector number (2101 through 2343), scientific name, locality, date. The fourth section of the book includes a list of plants collected in California in 1904. Entries list collector number (2351 through 2408), scientific name, locality, date. Longer, more detailed physical descriptions of some specimens can be found in the last pages of the book. Localities include: Portland (OR), Santa Barbara (CA), Klamath (OR), Sitka (AK), Kodiak (AK).

Date Range

1898-1904

Start Date

Jul 04, 1898

End Date

Apr 07, 1904

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

  • Oregon
  • Washingon
  • Portland
  • United States
  • Kodiak
  • Sitka
  • Alaska
  • California

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-425

Collection name

Frederick A. Walpole Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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