Sidney Irving Smith, Field notes, 1872-1876

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Abstract

The note book includes field notes of Sidney Irving Smith for September August 31, 1872 - 1876. It begins with tables of data including, line, latitude and longitude, air temperature, surface and bottom water temperature for August 31 - September 16, 1892. This is followed by pages with types listed, some with notes, others blank. This is followed by what appear to results of dredging along shoals. Results list bottom conditions, latitude and longitude, date (thought not year), and Latin names of flora and fauna. Next is a list of surface species with sets of latitude land longitude positions; shells of New England; materials returned to Dr. Packard; and Whiteaves Crustacea 1873 Pages are numbered. Locations include Baie des Chaleurs, Canada; Gulf of St. Lawrence; New England; and Cultivator Shoal.

Date Range

1872-1876

Start Date

Aug 31, 1872

End Date

1876

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Invertebrates
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • Canada
  • United States
  • New England
  • Baie des Chaleurs
  • Chebucto Head

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007260

Collection name

United States National Museum Collected Manuscripts, Correspondence, Drawings, Photographs, and Notes on Invertebrate Zoology, 1871-1951 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 4 Folder 6