Collecting records, Michigan and Pennsylvania, April-November 1958

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This item consists of worksheets recording the collecting of earthworm specimens from 7 April to 29 November 1958 in Michigan and Pennsylvania. Some specific locations visited include Holdridge Lakes, North Wildwood Lake, Washtenaw County, and Genesee County. 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. Also included are data for "soil moisture samples" throughout these field notes.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 07, 1958

End Date

Nov 29, 1958

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  • Helminthology
  • Worms
  • Earthworms


  • Holdridge Lakes
  • United States
  • Wildwood Lake
  • Washtenaw
  • Michigan
  • Pennsylvania
  • Genesee


  • 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 5