Collecting records, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, April-October 1957

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This item consists of worksheets recording the collecting of earthworm specimens from 27 April to 11 October 1957 in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Some specific locations visited include Douglas Lake, Pellston Hill , North Manitou Island, Minnesota River, Bois Blanc Island, and the shore of Lake Michigan. Worksheets record the following information: Bottle numbers, Lot numbers, Local, County, Date, Locus Key (T, R, S), Time, Air Temp, Wind, Ppt. prev. 24 hours, Collecting method, H.C. number, P.C. number, Q. A. number, Disposition, Habitat analysis, Type, Vegetation, Edaphic/limnic factors, Activities/Associates/Abundance/Reproductive act.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 27, 1957

End Date

Oct 11, 1957

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  • Helminthology
  • Worms
  • Earthworms


  • Cheboygan
  • Bois Blanc Island
  • Pellston
  • United States
  • Minnesota
  • North Manitou Island
  • Douglas Lake
  • Michigan, Lake
  • Wisconsin
  • Michigan


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007266

Collection name

William Roger Murchie Papers, 1954-1967 and undated : series 2, collecting records, 1954-1967

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 3 Folder 4