Robert W. Williams Field Books from the Division of Birds

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This collection contains 2 field books by Robert W. Williams, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. They are two volumes of a bird egg collection specimen list, with entries ranging from 1876-1922 and field numbers ranging from 1-461. Localities include but are not limited to Virginia, Maryland, Florida, Utah, Colorado, California, and Alaska. Dated entries include such information as locality, nest location, species, and other relevant information. Some sketches are included, as well as a typed index to volume 1.

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  • Aves
  • Animalia
  • Birds


  • United States
  • Colorado
  • Alaska
  • California
  • Florida
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • Utah


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-480


2 field books

Physical Location

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