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Charles Russell Orcutt Papers

Creator::
Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929  Search this
Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Maps
Manuscripts
Place:
Jamaica
Date:
1926-1929
Introduction:
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Descriptive Entry:
These papers consist primarily of material documenting Orcutt's collecting activity in Jamaica, 1927-1929. Included is correspondence with USNM staff and others regarding specimens collected, notes on Jamaican flora and fauna, and maps of Jamaica drawn by Orcutt.
Historical Note:
Charles Russell Orcutt (1864-1929) was a collector of natural history specimens and publisher of scientific journals. Orcutt's primary biological interests were malacology and botany, and he participated on collecting excursions to Baja California, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. From 1927 until his death in 1929, Orcutt collected for the United States National Museum (USNM) in Jamaica and Haiti.
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Invertebrate zoology  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Malacologists  Search this
Botanists  Search this
Invertebrates  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7088, Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7088
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Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru7088

General Correspondence, 1926-1929. Arranged Alphabetically.

Collection Creator::
Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Note:
This series consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence of Charles Russell Orcutt. Most of the correspondence concerns Orcutt's collecting activity for the United States National Museum in Jamaica, 1927-1929. Correspondents include Paul Bartsch, William deC. Ravenel, and Alexander Wetmore.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7088, Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7088, Series 1
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Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Box 1

Collection Creator::
Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7088, Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
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Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
Charles Russell Orcutt Papers / Series 1: General Correspondence, 1926-1929. Arranged Alphabetically.
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7088-refidd1e238

Folder 1 General correspondence, 1926-1929

Collection Creator::
Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7088, Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
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Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
Charles Russell Orcutt Papers / Series 1: General Correspondence, 1926-1929. Arranged Alphabetically. / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7088-refidd1e246

Jamaica Notes and Maps, 1927-1929.

Collection Creator::
Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7088, Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7088, Series 2
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Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru7088-refidd1e260

Box 1

Collection Creator::
Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7088, Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
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Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
Charles Russell Orcutt Papers / Series 2: Jamaica Notes and Maps, 1927-1929.
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7088-refidd1e271

Folder 2 Notes on Jamaican flora and fauna, 1927-1929

Collection Creator::
Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7088, Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
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Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
Charles Russell Orcutt Papers / Series 2: Jamaica Notes and Maps, 1927-1929. / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7088-refidd1e279

Folder 3 Maps of Jamaica drawn by Charles Russell Orcutt, 1927-1929

Collection Creator::
Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7088, Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
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Charles Russell Orcutt Papers
Charles Russell Orcutt Papers / Series 2: Jamaica Notes and Maps, 1927-1929. / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7088-refidd1e291

Charles Russell Orcutt Field Notes, 1929

Creator:
Orcutt, Charles Russell 1864-1929  Search this
Subject:
Orcutt, Charles Russell 1864-1929  Search this
Physical description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document boxes)
Type:
Field notes
Collection descriptions
Date:
1929
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Plants  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 12-344
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Field Book Project 1855-2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_361482

Specimen Records, 1856-1990

Creator:
United States National Museum Division of Plants  Search this
Subject:
Baker, John Gilbert 1834-1920  Search this
Orcutt, Charles Russell 1864-1929  Search this
Willey, Henry 1824-1907  Search this
Tuckerman, Edward 1817-1886  Search this
Walsh Herbarium  Search this
United States National Herbarium  Search this
Physical description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Field notes
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1856
1856-1990
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Plants  Search this
Lichens  Search this
Diatoms  Search this
Mosses  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 12-435
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Specimen Records 1856-1952 [United States National Museum Division of Plants]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_362898

Molluscan world, Volume 1, comp. by Charles Russell Orcutt

Author:
Orcutt, Charles Russell 1864-1929  Search this
Physical description:
62, 208 p. 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1915
Topic:
Mollusks--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
QL406.2 .M72 1915
QL406.2.M72 1915
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_337825

C. R. Orcutt, Mosses from Jamaica and Haiti

Alternate Title:
Orcutt Herbarium, mosses  Search this
Collection name:
Herbarium Files from Ferns and Lichens Collection, Department of Botany
Physical Description:
1 folder
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
Jamaica
Haiti
Date Range:
1927-1929
Start Date:
19270212
End Date:
19290816
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-435
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.
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Herbarium Files from Ferns and Lichens Collection, Department of Botany
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Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI5004

Orcutt lichens, Jamaica and Haiti

Alternate Title:
Orcutt Herbarium, lichens  Search this
Collection name:
Herbarium Files from Ferns and Lichens Collection, Department of Botany
Physical Description:
1 folder
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
Jamaica
Haiti
Date Range:
1927-1929
Start Date:
19270820
End Date:
19290813
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-435
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 from this collection:
Herbarium Files from Ferns and Lichens Collection, Department of Botany
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Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI5007

Jamaican phanerogams collected by C. R. Orcutt

Collection name:
Charles Russell Orcutt Field Notes from the Department of Botany
Physical Description:
1 folder
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library
Sublocation:
Box 1 Folder 1
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
Jamaica
Date Range:
1929
Start Date:
19290307
End Date:
19290413
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-344
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 from this collection:
Charles Russell Orcutt Field Notes from the Department of Botany
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Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4027

General correspondence, 1926-1929

Collection name:
Charles Russell Orcutt Papers, 1926-1929
Physical Description:
1 Field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 1 Folder 1
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Correspondence
Place:
Jamaica
Port Royal
Claremont
Balaclava
Kingston
Date Range:
1926-1929
Start Date:
19260927
End Date:
19290723
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Mollusks  Search this
Invertebrates  Search this
Paleontology--Cretaceous  Search this
Paleontology--Tertiary  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007088
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
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Charles Russell Orcutt Papers, 1926-1929
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Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929
Bartsch, Paul, 1871-1960
Ravenel, William deC.
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI559

Maps of Jamaica drawn by Charles Russell Orcutt, 1927-1929

Collection name:
Charles Russell Orcutt Papers, 1926-1929
Physical Description:
27 maps
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 1 Folder 3
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Maps
Place:
Jamaica
Saint Elizabeth
Yallahs River
Kingston
Mandeville
Haiti
Balaclava
Date Range:
1927-1929
Start Date:
1927
End Date:
1929
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Mollusks  Search this
Invertebrates  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007088
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
See more records from this collection:
Charles Russell Orcutt Papers, 1926-1929
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Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI560

Charles Russell Orcutt Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Extent:
1 folder
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library
Record type:
Collection record
Place:
Jamaica
Date Range:
1929
Topic:
Spermatophyta  Search this
Plantae  Search this
Seed plants  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-344
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:
Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929
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Charles Russell Orcutt Field Notes from the Department of Botany
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_coll_NCDC346

Herbarium Files from Ferns and Lichens Collection, Department of Botany

Extent:
5 folders
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library
Record type:
Collection record
Date Range:
1856-1929
Topic:
Plantae  Search this
Fungi  Search this
Lichens  Search this
Mosses  Search this
Diatoms  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-435
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:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Botany
Baker, John Gilbert
Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929
Tuckerman, Edward
See more records from this field book collection:
Herbarium Files from Ferns and Lichens Collection, Department of Botany
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_coll_NCDC462

Charles Russell Orcutt Papers, 1926-1929

Extent:
1 field book and 27 maps
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record type:
Collection record
Place:
Jamaica
Haiti
Date Range:
1926-1929
Topic:
Mollusca  Search this
Plantae  Search this
Animalia  Search this
Mollusks  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007088
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
See more records associated with this collector:
Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929
See more records from this field book collection:
Charles Russell Orcutt Papers, 1926-1929
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_coll_NCDC30

Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929

Alternate Name:
Orcutt, Charles R.  Search this
Charles Orcutt  Search this
Forename:
Charles  Search this
Middle Initial:
Russell  Search this
Surname:
Orcutt  Search this
Occupation:
Botanists
Malacologists
Record type:
Personal name
Birth Date:
1864
Death Date:
1929
See more records associated with this person:
Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:auth_per_fbr_EACP42

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