SIA Acc. 12-424, Walker, Egbert H (Egbert Hamilton) 1899-1991, Egbert H. Walker Field Notes, 1928-1966

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This collection consists of 11 field books of Egbert H. Walker documenting his collecting activities in the United States, New Zealand, and Japan from 1928 to 1966. Most of the books are lists of plants that Walker collected. Entries generally include collector number, scientific name, locality, and date. Sometimes Walker also includes physical descriptions of specimens, or descriptions of habitats or localities. Collector numbers 1 through 8435 are included in the field books. One volume consists of a list of visitors that Walker had to his office, with name, institution, and contact information. Locations in the United States include Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, and others. Locations in Japan include Okinawa Island.


Walker, Egbert H (Egbert Hamilton) 1899-1991


  • 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


  • 1928
  • 1928-1966


  • Botany
  • Plants


  • New Zealand
  • West Virginia
  • United States
  • Japan
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • Okinawa Island (Japan)


  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions
  • Sketches

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-424

Physical description

1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)

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