Botanical journal, 1799-1814


Date: 1799-1814 | Size: 1 volume(s), 1 volume, 64 p.


This journal pertains to his travels in the eastern part of the United States.

Background note

John Lyon was a gardener and seedsman.

Digital objects note

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Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 64 p.


Accessioned, 1900.


Edited by Joseph and Nesta Ewan and printed in APS Trans. 53, 2 (1963).

Early American History Note

This bound journal details botantist John Lyon's various travels throughout the eastern United States, especially the Southeast. Included in his annotations are expenses, various plants purchased and collected, as well as occasional comments about the areas and people he visited.

Indexing Terms


  • Journals.
  • Travel Narratives and Journals

Geographic Name(s)

  • United States -- Description and travel.


  • Botany.
  • Natural history
  • Natural history.
  • Travel

Detailed Inventory

 Botanical journal, 1799-1814