Joseph Ewan, field notes, Colombia and Ecuador, 1944-1945 and 1948

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The item is primarily comprised of a list of specimens collected by Joseph A. Ewan in Colombia and Ecuador in 1944 and 1945. The specimen lists cover specimen no. 15571-16962 and typically include scientific name, place of collection, growing conditions at the place of collection, elevation measurements, color, and height of specimen. The item also includes related correspondence between Whittier Pennel and W. Andrew Archer. There is also a hand written note from J. Ewan regarding naming specimens dated October through December 1948 and various other correspondence regarding naming of specimen between Francis W. Pennell and W. Andrew Archer.

Date Range

1944-1945, 1948

Start Date


End Date

Nov 30, 1948

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.


  • Cinchona
  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Botanists


  • Bogotá, Distrito Capital de (national district)
  • Ecuador
  • Colombia
  • Cundimarca


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-096

Collection name

Cinchona Project field notes, 1938-1965

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library


Box 1 Folder 8