SIA Acc. 11-114, Box, H. E (Harold Edmund) 1898-1973, Harold E. Box Field Book, 1937-1939

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Summary

This collection is comprised of a field book, correspondence, and identification lists from Harold E. Box's collecting efforts in Antigua and Barbuda from 1937-1939. Included is an annotated map of Antigua indicating localities where specimens were collected. The map also indicates general soil condition and distribution of rainfall at these localities. Materials also include correspondence between William R. Maxon and Box from 1939 and an item possibly from Venezuela.

Subject

  • Maxon, William R (William Ralph) 1877-1948
  • Box, H. E (Harold Edmund) 1898-1973

Notes

  • 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.

Organization

Chronologic

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1937
  • 1937-1939

Topic

  • Botany
  • Plants

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions
  • Manuscripts
  • Maps

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-114

Physical description

0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)