Prints : vegetation, 1950's

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Abstract

The 7 envelopes of photographs document Helmut Buechner's field work in Washington during the 1950's. Envelope 1 includes images of Blue Mountains (reel 1), Envelope 2 includes vistas of terrain (reel 2), envelope 3 shows reel 3, envelope 4 includes images from 1951 (reel 4), envelope 5 includes detail and distance shots of vegetation. One image has typed caption on reverse side. Envelopes 6 and 7 include images of mountain vegetation of Table Rock, with handwritten captions describing location, camera settings, elevation, plant type, and date (1951).

Date Range

1950-1960

Start Date

1950

End Date

1960

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Blue Mountains
  • United States
  • Washington

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007279

Collection name

Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975

Physical Description

7 envelopes

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 30 Folder 15