Miscellaneous notebooks mostly containing natural history notes and drawings

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Abstract

This item measures roughly 5 inches in length and contains miscellaneous field notes, taken in West Virginia and Bluestone River, Coal , and possibly Maryland and Kentucky. Handwriting is difficult to ready and written in pencil. The dates 1811 and 1824 appear, and a note about witness at federal court dated 29 Nov. 1824. The item is otherwise undated.

Date Range

1811-1824

Start Date

1811

End Date

1824

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Topic

Naturalists

Place

  • Big Coal River
  • West Virginia
  • Coal River
  • United States
  • Bluestone River
  • Little Bluestone River

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007250

Collection name

C. S. (Constantine Samuel) Rafinesque papers, 1815-1834 and undated

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 7 Envelope 4