SIA Acc. 12-013, National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Botany, Richard S. Cowan and Thomas R. Soderstrom Field Book, 1959-1973, 2003

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This collection contains one field book containing a list of botanical specimens collected by Richard S. Cowan, Thomas R. Soderstrom and others from 22 March 1959 to 18 November 1969. A list of identifiers and a color key for locations are on the title page verso. Identifiers: Lyman B. Smith, Ernesto Foldats, Emery C. Leonard, C. V. Morton, T. G. Yuncker, Jason Richard Swallen, J. J. Wurdack, Alicia Lourteig, Rogers McVaugh, Bill Turner, Julian A. Steyermark, G. S. Bunting, Robert L. Dressler, Calaway H. Dodson, Dan H. Nicolson, Robert W. Read, and Richard S. Cowan. Collector numbers 1100-2429 are included. Related materials dating to 2003 were found in the field book. Several plant specimens are included.


  • Cowan, Richard S. 1921-1997
  • Soderstrom, Thomas R
  • Smith, Lyman B
  • Foldats, Ernesto
  • Leonard, Emery C
  • Morton, C. V (Conrad Vernon) 1905-1972
  • Yuncker, T. G (Truman George) 1891-1964
  • Swallen, Jason R (Jason Richard) 1903-1991
  • Wurdack, J. J
  • Lourteig, Alicia
  • McVaugh, Rogers 1909-2009
  • Turner, Bill
  • Steyermark, Julian A (Julian Alfred) 1909-1988
  • Bunting, G. S
  • Dressler, Robert L. 1927-
  • Dodson, Calaway H
  • Nicolson, Dan H (Dan Henry) 1933-2016
  • Read, Robert W. 1931-


  • 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
  • 1959-1973, 2003


  • Botany
  • Plants


  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions
  • Manuscripts
  • Artifacts

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-013

Physical description

0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)

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