Maxon 5 : field notes, 8351 - 10240, 1923 - 1926

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This field book consists of the field notes of William R. Maxon, from field work in Costa Rica, Panama, Maryland, Jamaica, 1923-1926. Collector numbers 8351 - 10240 are included. Entries include: collector number, scientific name, locality, and date. Localities include: San Isidro (Costa Rica), Canal Zone (Panama), Cuna Cuna Gap (Jamaica), House Hill (Jamaica), and others. Some entries include references to local sayings, possibly in Jamaican Patois.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 22, 1923

End Date

Jul 13, 1926

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


  • United States
  • Panama
  • Canal Zone
  • Jamaica
  • Maryland
  • Costa Rica


  • 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