SIA Acc. 11-246, Bryant, Herwil McClure 1916-2003, Herwil McClure Bryant Field Book, 1940-1941

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Summary

This collection consists of one notebook containing data compiled by Herwil McClure Bryant in the course of his work for the United States Antarctic Service Expedition of 1940-1941. The item includes specimen numbers 1-408. Dated entries typically note scientific name (if known), locality, and growing conditions. Most localities are in the vicinity of "East Base." Locality information sometimes includes longitude and latitude. The notebook includes data on lichens and mosses (specimen numbers 1-78 and 199-203), marine algae (specimen numbers 99-103), flowering plants (specimen numbers 150-174), and fresh water algae (specimen numbers 175-200). The notebook contains a list of collectors and their titles at the back of the book.

Creator

Bryant, Herwil McClure 1916-2003

Subject

  • Bryant, Herwil McClure 1916-2003
  • United States Antarctic Service Expedition (1940-1941)

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

  • 1940
  • 1940-1941

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-246

Physical description

0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)