Henry S. Kernan, field notes, locality unknown, 1943-1944

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This item is comprised of 2 field books created by Henry S. Kernan during his work on the Cinchona Project. The item consists of a dated list of specimens collected or observed beginning on November 30, 1943 at a locality described as, "Hacienda 'Los Andes', Rionegro, Santander and ending on August 19, 1944 at "Cerro Castillo, S. of Pueblo Bello. Rio, Argentina, Surra Nevado de Santa Marta". Kernan identifies specimens by scientific names, usually at the genus and species level. He also describes height of specimen in feet, exposure, D.B.H., and crown class. He notes altitude and nearby place name to indicate locality.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 30, 1943

End Date

Aug 19, 1944

Access Information

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  • Cinchona
  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Botanists


  • Colombia
  • Argentina
  • Ríonegro
  • Castillo, Cerro


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-096

Collection name

Cinchona Project field notes, 1938-1965

Physical Description

2 field books

Physical Location

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


Box 1 Folder 16