SIA Acc. 12-151, Maxon, William R (William Ralph) 1877-1948, William R. Maxon Field Notes, 1899-1948

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This collection consists of field books and specimen lists by William R. Maxon. These field books represent Maxon's field work collecting plant specimens in North and South America. One volume includes a list of plant collections made with Paul Carpenter Standley and another volume includes plant collections made with Ellsworth Paine Killip. Also included is one folder of determinations made by Maxon and others. Locations include the United States (including Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia, North Carolina, and Florida), Jamaica, Cuba, Panama, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua. Materials also include a map.


  • Standley, Paul Carpenter 1884-1963
  • Maxon, William R (William Ralph) 1877-1948
  • Killip, Ellsworth Paine 1890-


  • Item List in accession file.
  • Electronic 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


  • 1899
  • 1899-1948


  • Botany
  • Plants


  • North Carolina
  • Cuba
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Florida
  • Jamaica
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Costa Rica


  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions
  • Maps

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-151

Physical description

1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)

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