SIA Acc. 12-405, Morton, C. V (Conrad Vernon) 1905-1972, Conrad Vernon Morton Field Notes, 1926-1972 and undated

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This collection consists of the field notes and photograph lists of Conrad Vernon Morton, spanning from 1926 through 1972. Morton collected ferns and other plants in the United States, Mexico, Cuba, Honduras, Saint Vincent, and Canada. Early books were kept by Morton while he was working for the University of California (Berkeley) and include local collections made. Later notebooks were kept by Morton while on staff at the Smithsonian Institution. Several books are devoted to specimens in the collections of other herbaria/institutions including Kew (England), Paris (France), Brussels (Belgium), and others.


  • Morton, C. V (Conrad Vernon) 1905-1972
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • University of California, Berkeley


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


  • 1926
  • 1926-1972
  • 1926-1972 and undated


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-405

Physical description

4.54 cu. ft. (4.54 non-standard size boxes)

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