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Creator:
Cinchona Missions Expedition (1942-1944)  Search this
Subject:
American Quinine Company  Search this
United States Foreign Economic Administration  Search this
United States Department of Agriculture  Search this
United States Bureau of Plant Industry  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
United States National Herbarium  Search this
National Arboretum (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Field notes
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Maps
Date:
1928
1928-1954
Notes:
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.
Organization:
Unarranged
Summary:
This collection is comprised of field notes, correspondence, specimen labels, annotated manuscripts, and specimen determination lists collected during the Cinchona Missions Expedition (1930s-1960s). It includes documents pertaining to research done by a variety of organizations on the Rubiaceae family of plants. These organizations include but are not limited to: the American Quinine Company, the United States Foreign Economic Administration, the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Administration within the Bureau of Plant Industry, the United States National Museum, and the Herbarium of the National Arboretum. The collection also includes an inventory of collections transferred to the National Herbarium in 1952.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Plants  Search this
Cinchona  Search this
Rubiaceae  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-096
See more items in:
Field Book Project 1855-2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_307000