Hale, South Africa, Sept 19 - Nov, 1986

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This field book consists of the field notes of M. E. Hale from collecting work in South Africa, 1986. The field notes include brief diary-type entries that describe daily activities and collections made. Notes on locality (including elevation) and habitat included with most specimen entries. Localities include: Barberton, Lydenburg, Mount Sheba, Drakensburgs Garden, Oribi, Knerblahte, Great Karoo, Blue Mountain Pass, and others. Daily itinerary included in back of the book.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 19, 1986

End Date

Nov 16, 1986

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.


  • Mycology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Great Karroo
  • South Africa
  • Barberton
  • Lydenburg


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-427

Collection name

Mason Ellsworth Hale Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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