SIA Acc. 12-400, Kirby-Smith, Edmund 1824-1893, Edmund Kirby-Smith Field Notes, 1855

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Summary

This collection consists of 1 field book by Captain Edmund Kirby-Smith from his work on the Mexican Boundary Survey in 1855. Kirby-Smith collected plants in Sonora, Mexico as part of that expedition. The field book includes a list of plants collected, along with localities.

Creator

Kirby-Smith, Edmund 1824-1893

Subject

  • Kirby-Smith, Edmund 1824-1893
  • United States and Mexican Boundary Survey

Notes

  • 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.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1855

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-400

Physical description

0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)