Expedition History, 1919-1920

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Subject

  • Abbott, William Louis 1860-1936
  • Leonard, Emery C
  • United States National Museum

Notes

  • This is an expedition history. It does not describe actual records. The Smithsonian Institution Archives uses these histories as brief accounts of expeditions to set it in its historical context. If we have identified SIA collections containing documentation of this expedition, they will be listed under "components," or "see more items in," below. Clicking on those links will open a brief description of relevant records.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution, 1920, pages 22-23, 44
  • Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution, 1920, pages 43-47
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution, 1919, page 114
  • Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution, 1919, pages 34-36
  • The Botanical Explorations of Haiti expedition consisted of three collecting trips with the purpose of collecting unique specimens of mammals, birds and plants for the United States National Museum (USNM). The first trip, February to June 1919, explored the Samana Bay Region and the mountains in the vicinity of Sanchez and Constanza. The second trip, July to October 1919, explored the Samana Peninsula, Sosua, and the Islets of Saona and Catalina. On the third trip, February to July 1920, Emery C. Leonard (USNM, Division of Plants) accompanied William Louis Abbott. Together they explored Port au Prince, St. Marc, Gonave Island, Lake Saumatre and Fond Parisien.
  • This expedition is also referred to as the Santo Domingo and Haiti Expedition.

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1919
  • 1919-1920

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Haiti
  • Caribbean Area
  • San Domingo

Form/Genre

Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA AH00415

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