Henry Cushier Raven Field Notes from the Division of Birds

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This collection contains 3 field books and 1 folder by Henry Cushier Raven, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. The field books are catalogs describing bird specimens collected by Raven from 1912-1920, mainly in the localities of Celebes, Borneo, South Africa, Uganda, and the Congo. Field numbers for these collections range from 1-5625. Other notes within this collection include descriptions of Celebean localities and an itinerary. There are also sketches and full-color illustrations of specimens.

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  • Aves
  • Animalia
  • Birds


  • Borneo
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Celebes
  • South Africa
  • Uganda
  • Indonesia


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-337


3 field books, 1 folder

Physical Location

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