Prints : vegetation, 1950's (2)

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The 6 envelopes of photographs document Helmut Buechner's observations of vegetation in the northwest United States and British Columbia, Canada, 1952 - 1953. Envelope 1 includes images of "permanent" meadows, Mill Creek Watershed, Washington, during July 14, 1952 (with captions) ; envelope 2 shows scenes along the Skyline Drive, Blue Mountains, Washington during August, 1952; envelope 3 shows Gedney Creek and Selway River, Idaho, 1952. Envelope 3 includes captions with description, date, location, and camera settings as well as a two pages of image descriptions. Envelope 4 includes images of Lake Sheridan and Lac La Hashe (?), British Columbia, 1952 (with captions); envelope 5 shows Potholes Reservoir area, ten miles south of Moses Lake, Washington during June 10, 1953; and envelope 6 includes images of Deschutes and Fremont national Forest, May 23-24, 1952. Envelope 6 includes a page of image descriptions.

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  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Canada
  • Blue Mountains
  • United States
  • Deschutes National Forest
  • Gedney Creek
  • Mill Creek Watershed
  • British Columbia
  • Washington
  • Idaho


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

Accession #

SIA RU007279

Collection name

Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975

Physical Description

6 envelopes

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 30 Folder 16