William Henry Fox Field Books from the Division of Birds

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This collection contains three field books created by William Henry Fox, originally maintained by the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds. These field books contain notes on birds observed and collected in various parts of the Eastern United States from 1874-1888 and 1891. Localities include New York, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Washington, D.C.

Date Range

1874-1888, 1891

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 York
  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • Connecticut


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-294


3 field books

Physical Location

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