Prints : vegetation, 1950's

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact

Narrow Your Results


Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.


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


Start Date


End Date


Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Blue Mountains
  • United States
  • Washington


  • 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


Box 30 Folder 15