Map of Lower California with traced route and notes on locations of specimens, date of expedition unknown

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Creator

Dawson, Elmer Yale, 1918-1966

Abstract

This item refers to a map of Lower California (now Baja California, Mexico) that was heavily annotated by E. Yale Dawson. The map is undated. Annotations include types of flora observed in certain locations, best places for collecting specimens, colleagues or friends in the area, and other observations and notations. A route of travel has also been drawn on the map. Localities include: La Paz, San Jose del Cabo, Todos Santos, Arroyo Seco, Ceralbo, Mulegé, and Comonda, among others.

Date Range

1934-1966

Start Date

1934

End Date

1966

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Baja California
  • La Paz
  • Mexico
  • Mulegé
  • Arroyo Seco
  • San José del Cabo

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007097

Collection name

E. Yale Dawson Papers, 1934-1966

Physical Description

1 map

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives