Richard Eliot Blackwelder field notebooks, 1935-1938, vol. I

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This 148 page field book contains field notes from 22 June 1935 to 1 December 1936 during Blackwelder's trip to Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and several islands in the Caribbean. During this trip, Blackwelder collects beetles (Coleoptera) and possibly other insects. Specific localities, some elevations, and descriptions of environmental surroundings of specimen are also included. Blackwelder visits several specific locations, which are numbered as stations 1 to 344. Blackwelder visits numerous locations within Puerto Rico, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, St. Thomas, St. Vincent, Trinidad, St. Augustine, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Croix, and possibly other islands in the Caribbean.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 22, 1935

End Date

Dec 01, 1936

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  • Entomology
  • Entomologists


  • Haiti
  • Puerto Rico
  • Banana River
  • Grenada
  • Saint Croix
  • Saint Augustine
  • Saint Lucia
  • El Yunque
  • Trinidad
  • Saint Thomas
  • Virgin Islands of the United States
  • Dominican Republic
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Jamaica


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007156

Collection name

Richard E. Blackwelder Field Notebooks

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 1