Summary

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.

Subject

  • 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)

Notes

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

  • 1894
  • 1894-1924

Topic

  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Botanists

Place

  • Haiti
  • Liberia
  • Guatemala
  • Mexico
  • Peru

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-015

Physical description

1 cu. ft. (1 records storage box)

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