Auguste Plée papers, [ca. 1820-1824]


Date: Circa 1820-1824 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


These papers include sketches made on a trip to the United States, Canada, and the West Indies; catalogs of objects of natural history, such as fish, animals, insects, and fossils, sent by him to the Museum; and notes.

Background note

Auguste Plée was a French botanist and traveler.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Received from the Muséum National d`Histoire Naturelle, Paris, and accessioned,1949. See in-house shelf list for additional accession number.

Location of originals:

Originals in Muséum National dHistoire Naturelle, Paris.

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


  • Catalogs.
  • Microfilm Collection
  • Notes.
  • Sketches.

Geographic Name(s)

  • Canada -- Description and travel.
  • United States -- Description and travel.
  • West Indies -- Description and travel.


  • Natural history.