Field notes, May 1902 - December 1904 : mostly bird observations made in and around North Freedom, Wisconsin, notes for November 27 - December 1, 1904 were taken at Independence, Kansas

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Field Notes, May - July 1902

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1902

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

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Wetmore records observations of birds in the vicinity of his home town, North Freedom, Wisconsin, May - July 1902. Entries are organized by date, which is listed on the back of each sheet. Entries are generally 1 to 3 pages (numbered at top with roman numerals), describing one observed event. He indicates the type of bird by its common name, and ends entires with time and location. He spends time noting birds actions and appearances as well as their nests, presence of eggs, and birdsongs.

Date Range


Start Date

May 10, 1902

End Date

Jul 27, 1902

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • North Freedom
  • United States
  • Wisconsin


  • 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


Box 132 Folder 1