SIA Acc. 11-253, Coville, Frederick V (Frederick Vernon) 1867-1937, Frederick Vernon Coville Field Books, 1890-1934

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Summary

The collection consists of Frederick Vernon Coville's field notes from botanical collecting and observation efforts between 1890 and 1924. Notes are contained in ten bound volumes as well as loose field notes, manuscripts, and correspondence. The collection includes: narrative journals and specimen lists from Coville's various botanical collecting endeavors throughout the United States including notes taken in Oregon, Death Valley, and other localities in California, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Maine, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Alaska, Arizona, Nebraska, Washington state, and Washington, D.C. Two notebooks also contain entries from various localities in Canada.

Subject

Coville, Frederick V (Frederick Vernon) 1867-1937

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

  • 1890
  • 1890-1934

Topic

  • Botany
  • Plants

Place

  • Oregon
  • North Carolina
  • Wyoming
  • Maine
  • California
  • Florida
  • Utah
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Nebraska
  • Canada
  • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
  • Alaska
  • Washington (State)
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • Idaho
  • Arizona

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions
  • Manuscripts

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-253

Physical description

1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)

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