About 150 plants are recorded in this personal notebook kept by W. Lewis Ikenberry, thought to be a student at Mt. Morris College, Illinois. The book spans 21 April 1888 through 30 May 1893. The preprinted formatted notebook is entitled, “APGAR’S PLANT ANALYSIS: Adapted to Gray’s Botanies," by E. A. and A. C. Apgar. Although preformatted, the individual fills in the blanks. W. Lewis Ikenberry, from Waterlook Iowa, filled this book out in detail, including localities where specimens were found.
Date of Accession
21 March 2011
Bio History Note
Examples of localities where plant pecimens were found:
College campus, Mt. Morris, Ilinois, May 9, 1988.
Pine Creek 3 mi. W. Mt. Morris, May 16, 1888.
Rock River below Oregon,Illinois,June 2, 1888
Cedar River, opp J. Murphy, Waterloo, Iowa, July 4, 1892
Cascade Glenn, Ann Arbor, Michigan,May 30, 1893.
About 150 plants are described and recorded.
Description prepared by Jeanine M. Wine 21 March 2011.