Sheldon, field book, Oregon, 1897

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The item consists of a species catalog created by Sheldon from May through October of 1897 while working as a special agent for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in the state of Oregon. Entries are dated May 13, 1897 to October 15, 1897. The note book begins with an entry from Wallowa county in Oregon and ends with an entry from Union county, Oregon. Specimen are numbered 8000-9123. Entries consist of narrative description with notations on specimen height.

Date Range


Start Date

May 13, 1897

End Date

Oct 15, 1897

Access Information

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  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Botanists


  • Oregon
  • Wallowa
  • Union


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-095

Collection name

Edmund P. Sheldon, field notes, 1897

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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