Smithsonian Institution Archives

David Fairchild Journal, 1896-1897

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FARU7286
Creators:
Fairchild, David, 1869-1954
Dates:
1896-1897
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This journal was kept by Fairchild on a collecting trip to Java, 1896-1897. It includes descriptions of specimens, some loose notes on termites, and a small number of photographs of unidentified plants.

Historical Note
Historical Note
David Grandison Fairchild (1876-1954) was a botanist concerned with the search for valuable seeds and plants for introduction into the United States. He was appointed Pathologist at the United States Department of Agriculture in 1892. He eventually became head of the Section of Seed and Plant Introduction.

Administration
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Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7286, David Fairchild Journal

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Personal Papers


Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Fairchild, David, 1869-1954 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Department of Agriculture Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Botany Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Entomology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Termites Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Java (Indonesia) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field notes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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