Hugh M. Smith Field Books from the Division of Birds

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This collection contains 7 field books by Hugh M. Smith, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. These field books consist of catalogs and specimen lists of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and insects collected in Siam (Thailand) from 1925-1934. Dated entries in these catalogs may include more than one specimen, and may include species name, sex, locality, physical measurements, altitude, and additional brief notes. Field numbers for the items in this collection range from 1-7428, and there are some sketches and other notes.

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  • Aves
  • Mammilia
  • Reptilia
  • Amphibia
  • Insecta
  • Osteichthyes
  • Animalia
  • Birds
  • Mammals
  • Reptiles
  • Amphibians
  • Insects
  • Bony fishes




Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-473


7 field books

Physical Location

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