SIA Acc. 11-096, Cinchona Missions Expedition (1942-1944), Cinchona Project Field Books, 1928-1954

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This collection is comprised of field notes, correspondence, specimen labels, annotated manuscripts, and specimen determination lists collected during the Cinchona Missions Expedition (1930s-1960s). It includes documents pertaining to research done by a variety of organizations on the Rubiaceae family of plants. These organizations include but are not limited to: the American Quinine Company, the United States Foreign Economic Administration, the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Administration within the Bureau of Plant Industry, the United States National Museum, and the Herbarium of the National Arboretum. The collection also includes an inventory of collections transferred to the National Herbarium in 1952.


  • American Quinine Company
  • United States Foreign Economic Administration
  • United States Department of Agriculture
  • United States Bureau of Plant Industry
  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Herbarium
  • National Arboretum (U.S.)


  • Folder List in accession file.
  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



Repository Loc.

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


  • 1928
  • 1928-1954


  • Cinchona
  • Botany
  • Rubiaceae
  • Plants


  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions
  • Manuscripts
  • Maps

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-096

Physical description

1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)

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