Melbourne Armstrong Carriker Field Books from the Division of Birds

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This collection contains 6 items by Melbourne Armstrong Carriker, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. These items consist of 3 field books, 2 maps, and 1 box of index cards. Dates range from 1909-1921 and localities for this collection include but may not be limited to Mexico, Colombia, Curacao, and Trinidad and Tobago. Materials include bird specimen lists with field numbers and descriptions of species and specimens, daily journal-style entries detailing collecting efforts, maps depicting collecting sites, and index cards and notes describing specimens within Carriker's collection.

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  • Aves
  • Animalia
  • Birds


  • Colombia
  • Mexico
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Curacao


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-574


6 items

Physical Location

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