SIA Acc. 11-096, Cinchona Missions Expedition (1942-1944), Cinchona Project Field Books, 1938-1965

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Summary

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 Smithsonian Institution 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.

Creator

Cinchona Missions Expedition (1942-1944)

Subject

  • National Arboretum (U.S.)
  • United States National Herbarium
  • United States National Museum
  • United States Bureau of Plant Industry
  • United States Department of Agriculture
  • American Quinine Company
  • United States Foreign Economic Administration
  • Field Book Project (Washington, D.C.)
  • Cinchona Missions Expedition (1942-1944)

Date

  • 1938
  • 1938-1965

Topic

  • Cinchona
  • Rubiaceae
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Cinchona
  • Plants
  • Rubiaceae

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-096

Physical description

2.8 cu. ft. (2.8 non-standard size boxes)

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