Charles Russell Orcutt Papers,
1926-1929

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7088
Creators:
Orcutt, Charles Russell, 1864-1929
Dates:
1926-1929
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Introduction
Introduction
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry
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
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.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7088, Charles Russell Orcutt Papers

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