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Albert Spear Hitchcock field notes from the Department of Botany

Catalog Data

Extent:
35 field books, 2 folders
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library
Record type:
Collection record
Place:
Ecuador
Guyana
Peru
Mexico
Japan
China
Haiti
Bolivia
South Africa
Canada
United States
El Salvador
Nicaragua
Jamaica
Trinidad and Tobago
Date Range:
1905-1918
Description:
This collection consists of the field books of Albert Spear Hitchcock from his botanical collecting activities between 1905 and 1918. The collection consists of 35 bound field books and two folders of loose notes. Hitchcock collected grasses and other botanical specimens in Central America, the West Indies, parts of Asia and Africa, and throughout the United States and Canada. Locations include: Ecuador, British Guiana, Peru, Mexico, Philippines, China, Japan, Haiti, Bolivia, South Africa, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, and Canada. Hitchcock's field notes generally consist of specimen lists that document specimens collected in the field. The lists tend to be brief and include collector numbers, date, location, and scientific name. Sometimes the specimen list includes notes on collection, locality, abundance, and physical observations. Many of the field notes have been annotated with identifications.
Topic:
Poaceae  Search this
Plantae  Search this
Plants  Search this
Grasses  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-054
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.
See more records associated with this collector:
Hitchcock, A. S. (Albert Spear), 1865-1935
See more records associated with this person:
Chase, Mary Agnes, 1869-1963
See more records from this field book collection:
Albert Spear Hitchcock field notes from the Department of Botany
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_coll_NCDC246