SIA Acc. 12-022, Curtiss, Allen Hiram, Allen Hiram Curtiss Field Book, 1893

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Summary

This collection contains one field book created by Allen Hiram Curtiss containing a specimen list of botanical specimens collected near Jacksonville, Florida, from 13 May to 9 November 1893. Collector numbers are 1-508 (the same specimens are given numbers in the 4000s). Most of the plants collected are magnoliophyta, many of which are grasses, magnoliopsida, and liliopsida. Each specimen is listed by its taxonomic name, date, and brief description of surrounding environment. Some specimens are described further at the end of the list and include measurements and other information.

Subject

Curtiss, Allen Hiram

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

1893

Topic

  • Botany
  • Plants

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-022

Physical description

0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)

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