George Suckley papers, 1849-1861

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This collection contains 6 field books and 2 folders by George Suckley. Items consist of field notebooks and journals, as well as miscellaneous notes and correspondence. Notes contain daily entries and specimen lists with information on specimens that may include sex, physical measurements, color, date, locality, behavior, and other remarks. Types of specimens observed and collected include fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and birds, including eggs and nests. Localities mentioned include but may not be limited to Panama, Minnesota, Washington, Utah, Nebraska, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Oregon, and Montana.|This registry only describes field notes within this collection. Additional information may include correspondence, typed notes, notes not relating to biological fieldwork, and published or unpublished manuscripts. For additional information refer to the finding aid under "related materials."

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  • Aves
  • Mammalia
  • Reptilia
  • Amphibia
  • Osteichthyes
  • Animalia
  • Birds
  • Mammals
  • Reptiles
  • Amphibians
  • Bony fishes


  • Oregon
  • Montana
  • United States
  • Panama
  • Colorado
  • Minnesota
  • Kansas
  • Washington
  • Utah
  • Idaho
  • Nebraska


Collection record

Accession #

SIA RU007191


6 field books, 2 folders

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Smithsonian Institution Archives