SIA Acc. 12-438, United States National Museum Division of Plants, Specimen Records, 1835-1894 and undated

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This collection consists of miscellaneous field notes that make up "Miscellaneous Series I" on the Department of Botany field book inventory. The collection is comprised of 16 folders. Included are: 1) a list of specimens of Santo Domingo Flora, including a note of Frederick Vernon Coville, 1890, and Santo Domingo Commission of Inquiry, 1871; 2) a list of ferns, Jamaica, undated; 3) George Vasey, California trees, 1894; 4) Per Axel Rydberg, list of plants, Black Hills, South Dakota, 1892; 5) a list of plants, Duval County, Florida, 1894; 6) Joseph H. Simpson, field notes, Manatee, Florida, 1890; 7) Greenleaf C. Nealley, field notes, Texas, 1892; 8) Mr. Gay, field notes, locality unknown, 1835, in French; 9) Edgar Alexander Mearns, field notes, Mexico and Texas, 1892; 10) Lester F. Ward, list of plants collected in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming, 1881; 11) Emanuel Francesco Franceschi, list of plants collected, Guadalupe Island, 1892-1893; 12) Joseph H. Simpson, plants, locality unknown, 1892; 13) Per Axel Rydberg, field notes, Nebraska, 1891; 14) Lester F. Ward, field notes, Utah, 1875; 15) a list of plants, Walter P. Jenny Expedition to the Black Hills of the Platte, 1875; and 16) Edward Sabine, list of plants collected on the coasts of Baffin's Bay, undated.


  • Vasey, George 1822-1893
  • Rydberg, Per Axel 1860-1931
  • Simpson, Joseph H
  • Nealley, Greenleaf C
  • Mearns, Edgar Alexander 1856-1916
  • Ward, Lester Frank 1841-1913
  • Franceschi, Emanuel Francesco
  • Jenny, Walter P
  • Coville, Frederick V (Frederick Vernon) 1867-1937
  • Sabine, Edward Sir 1788-1883


  • 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


  • 1835
  • 1835-1894
  • 1835-1894 and undated


  • Botany
  • Plants


  • Guadalupe Island (Mexico)
  • Wyoming
  • Texas
  • Colorado
  • South Dakota
  • Mexico
  • California
  • Baffin Bay (North Atlantic Ocean)
  • Jamaica
  • Florida
  • Utah
  • Nebraska


  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-438

Physical description

0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)

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