1948 McClure diary, field trips

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This item consists of the typed notes made by F. A. McClure during a field trip to Trinidad, Jamaica, and Guatemala in 1948. The entries are typed and annotated by hand. They describe the cultivation of bamboo at Nelson Estate, St. Augustine (Trinidad). Includes an estimate of yield per acre for bamboo growing on the Nelson Estate.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 25, 1948

End Date

Jul 21, 1948

Access Information

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  • Plants
  • Bamboo
  • Botany


  • Cuba
  • Guatemala
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Jamaica


  • 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 9 Folder 85