Griffiths 2 : journal, field notes, 3300 - 5054, 1902 - 1903

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Abstract

This field book consists of the field notes of David Griffiths, from field work conducted in the United States (including Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona), 1902 to 1903. This item was probably three 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. Localities include: Rocky Ford (CO), La Junta (CO), Tucson (AZ), Laosa (?), Williams (AZ), Elkins (NM), Phoenix (AZ), Flagstaff (AZ), and others. A folded map of Arizona, annotated to show the routes Griffiths traveled 1902-1903, can be found enclosed at the end of the book.

Date Range

1902-1903

Start Date

Aug 20, 1902

End Date

Jul 30, 1903

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
  • Colorado
  • Tucson
  • Phoenix
  • Flagstaff
  • Arizona
  • La Junta

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary
  • Maps

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