Orator Fuller Cook Field Books, 1894-1924

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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.


  • Cook, Alice Carter 1868-
  • Gilbert, G. Bruce
  • Cook, O. F (Orator Fuller) 1867-1949
  • Griggs, Robert F (Robert Fiske) 1881-
  • Doyle, C. B (Conrad Bartling) 1884-1973
  • United States Department of Agriculture
  • Peruvian Expeditions (1912-1915)


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


  • 1894
  • 1894-1924


  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Botanists


  • Haiti
  • Liberia
  • Guatemala
  • Mexico
  • Peru


  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-015

Physical description

1 cu. ft. (1 records storage box)

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