Boris Alexander Krukoff Papers,
circa 1929-1975

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FARU7435
Dates:
circa 1929-1975
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
13.15 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (1 3x5 box) (1 oversize folder)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This record unit consists of Krukoff's personal files of correspondence, specimen lists, and reports relating to his collections. Also included are extensive files on cinchona and gum yielding trees.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Boris Alexander Krukoff (1898-1983) was a Consulting Forester and Economic Botanist with United States Rubber Company, Chicle Company, and Merck Company. He made a number of expeditions to South America and Africa, 1929-1955, where he collected botanical and wood specimens. He held the positions of Honorary Curator at the New York Botanical Garden and Consulting Botanist at Merck Sharp and Dohme Research Laboratory. His special interests were gum-yielding trees and botanical sources of crude drugs.

Administration
Author
Finding aid prepared by Smithsonian Institution Archives

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7435, Boris Alexander Krukoff Papers

Keywords
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United States Rubber Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Chicle Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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