SIA Acc. 11-117, Brewer, William Henry 1828-1910, William Henry Brewer Field Books, 1860-1867

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Summary

This collection is comprised of hand-written copies of field notes created by William Henry Brewer from collecting and observation efforts throughout the state of California from 1860-1867 in the course of his work on the Geological Survey of California. Brewer pays particular attention to the trees of the region. The collection is comprised of 3 bound volumes representing specimen numbers 1-6587.

Subject

  • Brewer, William Henry 1828-1910
  • California Geological Survey

Notes

  • 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.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1860
  • 1860-1867

Topic

  • Botany
  • Plants

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions
  • Scientific illustrations

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-117

Physical description

1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)

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