Horton H. Hobbs, Jr. Papers, 1931-1985

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Description

This collection of field notes, slides, and specimen catalogs documents Horton H. Hobbs' field work primarily on crayfish and ostracods. Hobbs completed the majority of his field work in the southeast United States. Collecting trips are consistently and thoroughly documented, often including maps with notations indicating travel routes and stops; slides of live specimens; and field note sheets. Information is typically organized by field number/location number (e.g. 1-2469-1). Location numbers are composed of month, day, year, and stop (M-DYY-S). Many of specimens recorded also include accession number and USNM number.|There are multiple trips in the field with his wife Georgia, his son Horton Hobbs III, as well as Jean E. Pugh, Daniel F. Peters and E. A. English.

Date Range

1931-1985

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Topic

  • Ostrocods
  • Astacoidea
  • Animalia
  • Crayfishes

Place

  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • Kentucky
  • Georgia
  • Alabama

Form/Genre

Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-212

Extent

74 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives