Leonard J. Brass Field Books, 1959-1973

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This accession is primarily comprised of field notes and identification lists for specimen numbers 29101-32780, collected and observed by Leonard J. Brass, J. D. Collins, J. J. Havel, and others in Papua New Guinea in 1959 for the "Sixth Archbold Expedition to New Guinea." Materials include typed field notes, identification lists, and correspondence. The accession includes correspondence with Dan H. Nicolson and Wallace R. Ernst both of whom worked at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany.


  • Collins, J. D
  • Havel, J. J
  • Nicolson, Dan H (Dan Henry) 1933-2016
  • Ernst, Wallace R
  • Brass, L. J (Leonard J.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Botany


  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • Item 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


  • 1959
  • 1959-1973


  • Botany
  • Plants


  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-115

Physical description

0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)

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