Diary record, 1925

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.


This item consists of the diary of Floyd Alonzo McClure, 1925. McClure taught in Canton, China throughout the year, with some excursions to other parts of China and to the Philippines. Notes are narrative and describe daily activities such as teaching class, botanical lab work, and trips and field work. Some entries include supply lists and hand drawn maps of routes taken on trips. Some notes include observations of plants seen, notes on local uses for plants, notes on plants seen in the vegetable market, and political turmoil in China. Localities in China include: Fati, Canton, Teng Oo, Heung Hokeuk, Koo Shui Haang, Mung Haang, and others. Localities in Philippines include: Manila.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 01, 1925

End Date

Dec 27, 1925

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • China
  • Philippines
  • Manila
  • Canton


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA Acc. T90028

Collection name

Floyd Alonzo McClure Papers, 1913-1970

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 7 Folder 2