Field notes, January 1898 - April 1902 : bird observations made in and around North Freedom, Wisconsin, notes of June 1901 were kept on a trip to Minnesota

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Field Notes, September 1899 - January 1900

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1889-1900

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

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Creator

Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Alternate Title

Field Notes, September 1899 - January 1900

Abstract

Alexander Wetmore records observations of birds in and around North Freedom Wisconsin, during September 1889 to January 1900. The field notes are journal style entries, arranged by date. Pages are numbered. Locations are usually indicated in the first sentence, often specified by with a landowner's name or local landmark. Details include common names of birds observed, their physical characteristics, observed activities, descriptions of birdsongs, types of trees in which seen, and sometimes measurements of nests and weather conditions. He includes some personal details.

Date Range

1889-1900

Start Date

Sep 02, 1899

End Date

Jan 29, 1900

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • North Freedom
  • Wisconsin

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 4