Williams, T. A., journal, 1898

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This field book consists of the journal kept by T. A. Williams during a trip west through the United States (including through Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Nebraska, Wyoming, and Montana) in 1898. The notes describe Williams' observations of the landscape and crop conditions, especially clover, Red-top, and Timothy. Localities include the Southern Big Horn Range (MT?), Crow Reservation (MT). Towards the back of the book is a list of "plates, 4x5, Williams and Griffith, 1898" that includes plate number and subject. Also included are lists of photographs and films. Photograph list includes number, subject, f stop, and date. List of films includes number and subject.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 16, 1898

End Date


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


  • Montana
  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Illinois
  • Ohio
  • Bighorn Mountains
  • Pennsylvania
  • Nebraska


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-433

Collection name

Thomas Albert Williams Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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