This accession consists of field books created by Orator Fuller Cook. Cook, a botanist, was employed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and participated in many different expeditions to record and document botanical specimens on his own, or with associates such as Robert F. Griggs, G. Bruce Gilbert, C. B. Doyle, and his wife Alice Carter Cook. Locations covered in the field books include Liberia, Peru - during the Peruvian Expedition of 1914, Guatemala, Mexico, and Haiti. Materials include field books.
For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
SIA Acc. 12-015
1 cu. ft. (1 records storage box)