Diary, expedition to El Choco, 1931

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Abstract

This diary was kept by W. A. Archer in 1931 during an expedition to El Choco (Colombia). Entries are long and narrative and describe travel, daily activities, collecting, and personal reflections. Includes some sketches; some notes indicate that some drawings have been removed to another book. A detailed typed index to the journal, with subjects and page numbers, is stapled into the inside front cover of the book. Localities include Lloro and possibly others.

Date Range

1931

Start Date

Mar 28, 1931

End Date

1931

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

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Colombia
  • Lloró
  • Chocó

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-103

Collection name

W. Andrew Archer field books, 1930-1951, from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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