Notebook of Frederick William True concerning botany of the Pribilof Islands

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Creator

True, Frederick William, 1858-1914

Abstract

The notebook of Frederick William True related to botanical specimens collected in Pribilof Islands in 1895. The notebook is a compilation of specimen list, notes, and publications. These include: "Plants of the Pribilof Islands, Bering Sea" by C. Hart Merriam; Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 1892; and unidentified notes concerning specific plants. In the unidentified notes, are numbers recorded next to species names, maybe collected. Includes a list of what specimens were wanted (with an indication whether common, uncommon, or basic description) and what was collected.

Date Range

1895

Start Date

1895

End Date

1895

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Pribilof Islands
  • Bering Sea
  • Alaska

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007181

Collection name

Frederick William True Papers, circa 1886-1910

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 3 Folder 1