Maxon 2 : field notes, 2047 - 3900

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This field book consists of the field notes of William R. Maxon, from field work in Jamaica, Guatemala, and the United States, 1904-1906. Collector numbers 2405 through 3900 are included (note that numbers differ from what is printed on the spine of the book). Entries include: collector number, scientific name, locality, and date. Some entries include collecting locality notes (on rocks, trail, etc.). Localities include: Port Antonio (Jamaica), Cinchona (Jamaica), Cleveland Park (DC), Fairfax (VA), Belize (British Honduras), Puerto Barrio (Guatemala), Sequanquim (Guatemala), Mazatenango (Guatemala), Senahu (Guatemala), Victoria (TX), Oneida (NY), and Plummers Island (MD).

Date Range


Start Date

May 19, 1904

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


  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • United States
  • Port Antonio
  • Jamaica
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • Washington


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-151

Collection name

William R. Maxon field notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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