Theodore W. Richards Field Books from the Division of Birds

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This collection contains 2 field books by Theodore W. Richards, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. These books are two volumes of Richards' collection of bird eggs, with dated entries including descriptions of the egg sets, and notes on nests and collection circumstances. Set numbers range from 1-5134, and range in date from 1884-1910. Localities include but may not be limited to the United States, Canada, England, Wales, Australia, Iceland, and the Netherlands.

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  • Aves
  • Animalia
  • Birds


  • Canada
  • Netherlands
  • United States
  • Wales
  • England
  • Australia
  • Iceland


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-466


2 field books

Physical Location

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