William Bartram diary, 1802-1822


Date: 1802-1822 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


This diary records the weather and appearances of birds, flowers, and insects.

Background note

William Bartram was a naturalist and made trips throughout the southern frontier, collecting seeds and specimens amd making botanical drawings.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Received from Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1948.

Location of originals:

Originals in Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Diaries.
  • Microfilm Collection


  • Meteorology -- Observations.
  • Natural history.