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Harry Ardell Allard Field Books, 1930-1960

Catalog Data

Creator:
Allard, H. A (Harry Ardell) 1880-1963  Search this
Subject:
Allard, H. A (Harry Ardell) 1880-1963  Search this
United States Department of Agriculture  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Field notes
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Clippings
Scientific illustrations
Place:
Dominican Republic
Virginia
West Virginia
Maryland
Date:
1930
1930-1960
Notes:
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.
Organization:
Unarranged
Summary:
Throughout his botanical research and collection work from 1930-1960, Harry Ardell Allard collected lichens, grasses, mosses, and flowering plants for his work with the United States Department of Agriculture. He also collaborated with a variety of other institutions including the Smithsonian Institution. This collection is primarily comprised of the field collection notebooks and plant identification books belonging to Harry Ardell Allard from his botanical research endeavors in the Dominican Republic and in the United States, particularly Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland. Numbered specimens in field books correspond to numbered entries in identification lists. The collection also includes a synopsis of collection numbers by localities and some narrative journal entries describing collection efforts. Materials also include correspondence, clippings, and scientific illustrations.
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
Grasses  Search this
Lichens  Search this
Mosses  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-099
See more items in:
Field Book Project 1855-2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_307003