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Record Unit 7290

Geyer, Karl Andreas, 1809-1853

Carl Andreas Geyer Journal, 1838

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Geyer, Karl Andreas, 1809-1853
Title: Carl Andreas Geyer Journal
Dates: 1838
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7290
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This record unit consists of the botanical journal kept by Geyer on the Nicollet Expedition, 1838, organized to survey the Missouri and Mississippi river area. Also included is a transcript of the journal with an introduction and index to specimen numbers.

Historical Note

Carl Andreas Geyer (1809-1853) was a German botanist who took part in a number of North American expeditions, 1835-1844.

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Descriptive Entry

This record unit consists of the botanical journal kept by Geyer on the Nicollet Expedition, 1838, organized to survey the Missouri and Mississippi river area. Also included is a transcript of the journal with an introduction and index to specimen numbers.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7290, Carl Andreas Geyer Journal

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Folders 4-5 Copy Master of Journal Transcription

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