SIA Acc. 12-435, United States National Museum Division of Plants, Specimen Records, 1856-1990

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This collection consists of Herbarium Files from the United States National Museum, Division of Plants, Ferns and Lichens Collection. The files include notes surrounding herbaria specimens, grouped by herbaria collection. Included are the John Gilbert Baker Herbarium (lichens), Walsh Herbarium (diatoms), Charles Russell Orcutt Herbarium (mosses and lichens), Henry Willey Herbarium, and Edward Tuckerman Herbarium (lichens). Materials also include correspondence, labels, and photographs.


  • Baker, John Gilbert 1834-1920
  • Orcutt, Charles Russell 1864-1929
  • Willey, Henry 1824-1907
  • Tuckerman, Edward 1817-1886
  • Walsh Herbarium
  • United States National Herbarium


  • Folder 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


  • 1856
  • 1856-1990


  • Lichens
  • Botany
  • Mosses
  • Plants
  • Diatoms


  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions
  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-435

Physical description

0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)

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