Cinchona Project, pending file, determination books and letters

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This item is comprised of specimen lists and correspondence. Specimen lists are organized by botanist surname and specimen numbers are indicated along with genus and species information. The file also includes labels, determination lists, and notes on the location and arrangement of the Cinchona Project specimens, field notes, and itinerary of F. Raymond Fosberg in Colombia, 1942-1945. The item includes a specimen list documenting the botanical collections of N.C. Fassett in Colombia, specimen no. 25095-26045. This list is comprised primarily of Cinchona specimens but also includes other specimens in the Rubiaceae family.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 16, 1945

End Date

Oct 31, 1952

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.


  • Cinchona
  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Botanists


  • Ecuador
  • Colombia
  • District of Columbia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-096

Collection name

Cinchona Project field notes, 1938-1965

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 1 Folder 1