Miscellaneous notebooks mostly containing natural history notes and drawings

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Creator

Rafinesque, C. S. (Constantine Samuel), 1783-1840

Alternate Title

Notebook with itineraries, sketches, and miscellaneous notes

Abstract

This item measures roughly 5 inches in length and contains about 20 leaves, some blank. Included in this notebook is an itinerary listing locations by state and the month visited, notes listing names of banks and dollar amounts, some notes on wineries, names of people in Maryland and Virginia, and sketches of Cumberland (Maryland), Break Neck, and the Potomac. An itinerary from 18 June-6 July 1825 is also included as well as some miscellaneous field notes. Handwriting is difficult to read.

Date Range

1825

Start Date

1825

End Date

1825

Access Information

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Topic

  • Naturalists
  • Landscapes

Place

  • United States
  • Virginia
  • Lexington
  • Maryland

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Landscapes (representations)

Accession #

SIA RU007250

Collection name

C. S. (Constantine Samuel) Rafinesque papers, 1815-1834 and undated

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 7 Envelope 2