James A. Peters papers, and records of the Division of Reptiles and Amphibians : series 15, field notes, 1946-1965

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Description

This collection is series 15 of "James A. Peters Papers, and Records of the Division of Reptiles and Amphibians 1927-1973 (papers), 1927-1966 (Records)". Field notes cover Peters field work on Reptiles and Amphibians such as snakes, lizards, turtles, and frogs in various locations within Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, and the United States. Field notes of Martin Imms included, as well. Notes are diary like and extremely descriptive of environmental surroundings, and often include weather information, temperatures, elevations, and measurements of specimen collected.

Date Range

1946-1965

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Topic

  • Reptilia
  • Amphibia
  • Animalia
  • Reptiles
  • Amphibians
  • Lizards
  • Snakes
  • Frogs
  • Turtles

Place

  • Ecuador
  • United States
  • Michoacán
  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • Mexico
  • Paricutín
  • Quito
  • Peru
  • Jalisco
  • Michigan

Form/Genre

Collection record

Accession #

SIA RU007175

Extent

7 notebooks

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives