Catalogue of specimens collected by the US Exploring Expedition and received by the Philadelphia Museum, 1838 - 1842

ID: SIA RU007186

Creator: United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1838-1842

Citation: United States Exploring Expedition Collection, 1838-1885

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Abstract

The catalogue lists specimens collected by the US Exploring Expedition and received by the Philadelphia Museum, 1838 - 1842. The specimen descriptions vary, but some contain specimen information including number, specimen name, location (latitude and longitude positions or geographical location), description, quantity, and whether common where found. Includes copies of correspondence relating to shipments.

Date Range

1838-1842

Start Date

1838

End Date

1842

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • South America
  • Rio de Janeiro

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007186

Collection name

United States Exploring Expedition Collection, 1838-1885

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 3 Folder 8