Maps of Jamaica drawn by Charles Russell Orcutt, 1927-1929

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Abstract

Maps document Charles Russell Orcutt's collecting in Jamaica, 1927-1929 for the United States National Museum (USNM). Most of the maps are hand drawn by Orcutt, and include marked collecting sites, geographical landmarks, hills, rivers, plantations, estates, land owner, and quarries. Locations on Jamaica include the vicinity of Saint Elizabeth, Yallas [Yallahs] River, Balaclava, Kingston, and Mandeville. There is also a blue print map of Haiti, with multiple locations marked.

Date Range

1927-1929

Start Date

1927

End Date

1929

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Mollusks
  • Plants
  • Invertebrates
  • Botany

Place

  • Haiti
  • Saint Elizabeth
  • Mandeville
  • Yallahs River
  • Kingston
  • Jamaica
  • Balaclava

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007088

Collection name

Charles Russell Orcutt Papers, 1926-1929

Physical Description

27 maps

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 3