William Campbell Steere, field notes, Colombia, 1943, and Ecuador, 1947

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The item consists of specimen 2 lists which include no. 7002-7095 and 8004-8312. The former is entitled, "Board of Economic Warfare, Plants collected in Colombia by W. C. Steere, Reported by U.S. National Museum, Feb. 1943". The first draft of this list is dated December 4, 1942. The second list is entitled, "Cinchonaea collected in Ecuador by William C. Steere". Specimens included in this list were collected in Ecuador by Steere between July 20, 1943 and May 13, 1944. Documents associated with the item are contained in the same folder including correspondence from Steere to Ellsworth P. Killip, curator of at Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Division of Plants, and from Killip to Alfred B. Carr.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 04, 1942

End Date


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  • Cinchona
  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Botanists


  • Colombia
  • Ecuador


  • 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 2 Folder 25