John Cassin field notes, 1848-1850, 1855, from the Division of Birds

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This collection contains two items created between 1848 and 1855 by John Cassin, originally maintained by the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds. One item contains a letter from Cassin to Baird about guanaco. The other item contains notes on birds collected by T. R. Peale in various international locations.

Date Range

1848-1850, 1855

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.


  • Aves
  • Animalia
  • Birds


  • New Zealand
  • United States
  • Brazil
  • Australia
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • Samoa


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-284


2 items

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds