Field notes, Dominican Republic, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, 1920-1923

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This item is comprised primarily of specimen lists from W.L. Abbott's collecting efforts throughout the Dominican Republic beginning November 29, 1920 and ending December 28, 1923. The volume includes scientific and common names of botanical specimen no. 1-2952. It also includes a list of orchid specimens collected by Abbott in 1922 and named by Oakes Ames in January 1923. The specimen lists are accompanied by narrative notes regarding locality and a few hand drawn maps with collecting locations indicated in red. The volume also contains list of 120 specimens which were collected in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 29, 1920

End Date

Dec 28, 1921

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.


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Santo Domingo
  • Cotuí
  • United States
  • Hispaniola
  • Dominican Republic
  • Samaná
  • Sánchez Ramírez
  • Maryland
  • Sánchez
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-098

Collection name

William Louis Abbott, field books, 1920-1923

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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