Miscellaneous notebooks mostly containing natural history notes and drawings

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Creator

Rafinesque, C. S. (Constantine Samuel), 1783-1840

Alternate Title

Book 21

Abstract

This item measures roughly 5 inches in length and contains about 20 leaves, some blank. Included in this item are sketches of valley shapes, some field notes, sketched maps, notes on Sept. 18. finances, and some sketches of fish with measurements and notes in French and English. Locations include Kentucky near Lexington, possibly Burlington, Kentucky, and possibly other locations. Handwriting is difficult to read. Undated.

Date Range

1815-1834

Start Date

1815

End Date

1834

Access Information

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Topic

  • Ichthyology
  • Naturalists
  • Landscapes

Place

  • United States
  • Kentucky
  • Lexington

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Landscapes (representations)
  • Scientific illustrations
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007250

Collection name

C. S. (Constantine Samuel) Rafinesque papers, 1815-1834 and undated

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 7 Envelope 1