Field notes, Florida, 1894-1895 : his first recorded natural history observations taken at the age of eight

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Field notes. Florida, 1894-1895

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1894-1895

Citation: Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

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Abstract

The notebook includes Alexander Wetmore's first recorded natural history observations taken at the age of eight. Includes poems, sketches, calculations, and a description of a camping trip to Florida. He details travel to Tampa Bay and Palmetto; discusses experiences camping and fishing.

Date Range

1894-1895

Start Date

1894

End Date

1895

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Tampa Bay
  • Palmetto
  • Florida

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 131 Folder 1