Stuart T. Danforth Field Notes, 1915-1938, from the Division of Birds

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This collection contains 5 boxes and 2 field books by Stuart T. Danforth, originally maintained by the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds. The field books consist of an egg and a bird collection list, while the boxes contain index cards representing bird species and specimens observed and collected by Danforth. Dates for this collection range from 1915-1938 and localities include but are not limited to the United States, Puerto Rico, Grenada, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Haiti, Cuba, and other islands in the Caribbean. Information present in this collection includes species name, sex, date, specific locality, and additional notes on bird observation.

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  • Aves
  • Animalia
  • Birds


  • Haiti
  • Puerto Rico
  • United States
  • Saba
  • Saint Vincent
  • Grenedines
  • Grenada
  • Costa Rica
  • Venezuela
  • Cuba
  • Barbados
  • Dominican Republic
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Virgin Islands of the United States
  • Saint Kitts


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-287


5 boxes, 2 field books

Physical Location

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