Elbert L. Little, determination lists and correspondence, 1945-1951

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Abstract

This item is primarily comprised of correspondence related to Little's collection efforts in Colombia in 1945 while he was employed by the Foreign Economic Administration. The correspondence includes a memorandum from William R. Maxon to LIttle with a list of fern identifications dated March 14, 1946. This includes specimens with in the range of specimen no. 8230-8430. The item also includes correspondence between William A. Archer and Little from 1949-1951 and specimen labels pertaining to fern specimens collected in Neiva Huila.

Date Range

1945-1951

Start Date

1945

End Date

1951

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.

Topic

  • Ferns
  • Cinchona
  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Botanists

Place

  • Colombia
  • Huila

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

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

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 17