Miscellaneous notebooks mostly containing natural history notes and drawings

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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.

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  • Landscapes
  • Ichthyology
  • Naturalists


  • United States
  • Kentucky
  • Lexington


  • 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


Box 1 Folder 7 Envelope 1