Julian S. Warmbath Field Books from the Division of Birds

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This collection contains 12 field books and 2 folders by Julian S. Warmbath, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. There are 9 volumes of a field journal from Warbath's trip to Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Arctic in which he details hunting and collecting of bird and mammal specimens, as well as weather observations, travel details, daily activity, camp arrangements, and anecdotal stories. Other items include specimen lists of birds, eggs and nests, mammals, and plants. There are also miscellaneous field notes, sketches, and correspondence.

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At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.


  • Aves
  • Mammalia
  • Animalia
  • Plantae
  • Birds
  • Mammals


  • Canada
  • Nunavut
  • Nova Scotia
  • Greenland
  • Newfoundland and Labrador


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-477


12 field books, 2 folders

Physical Location

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