Exploracion Santandes, 1940

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Abstract

This field book consists of the field notes of Hernando Garcia Barriga from an exploration of Santandes [?] near Bogotá (Colombia) in July 1940. Entries seem to be narrative and describe travels, observations of landscape and localities, and entries on plants. Altitudes and distances between localities are included with most entries. Includes lists of expenses. Some rough sketches and doodles can be found throughout the book. Entries are in Spanish.

Date Range

1940

Start Date

Jul 15, 1940

End Date

Jul 30, 1940

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

  • Colombia
  • Bogotá

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-436

Collection name

Hernando García Barriga Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 3 Envelope 3