Griffiths 3 : journal, field notes, 50070 - 7438, 1903 - 1904

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Abstract

This field book consists of the field notes of David Griffiths, from a collecting trip in the United States (including Kansas, New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, and California), 1903 to 1904. This item was probably two volumes that have been bound together. Narrative diary-type entries are interspersed with lists of plant specimens collected. The diary-type entries include Griffiths' record of travel, collecting activities and daily activities, and observations of plants and local agriculture. Griffiths documents weather including snowfall. Localities include: Strong City (KS), Topeka (KS), Roswell (NM), Albuquerque (NM), Navajo (AZ),Canyon de Chelly (AZ), Andrade (AZ), El Paso (TX), Eagle Pass (TX), Tucson (AZ), Tempe (AZ), Riverside (CA), San Diego (CA), Los Angeles (CA), and others. Includes correspondence between NMNH Department of Botany and Ponoma College, related to the loan of Griffiths' field books.

Date Range

1903-1904

Start Date

Jul 31, 1903

End Date

Oct 15, 1904

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

  • Agriculture
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Texas
  • Tucson
  • Eagle Pass
  • Chelly, Canyon de
  • Los Angeles
  • Kansas
  • California
  • Arizona

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-106

Collection name

David Griffiths field books, 1897-1923

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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