Collecting records, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee, June-July 1959

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This item consists of worksheets recording the collecting of earthworm specimens from 19 March to 26 July 1959 in Michigan, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee. Some specific locations visited include Genesee County (Michigan), Obion (Tennessee), Hardenman (Tennessee), Quitman (Mississippi), Lee (Alabama), Walton (Florida), and Trumbull (Ohio). 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. Worksheets are modified at some point and include “State”, and separates out the last field into several different fields. Last sheet is undated.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 19, 1959

End Date

Jul 26, 1959

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  • Helminthology
  • Worms
  • Earthworms


  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • Hardeman
  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Lee
  • Walton
  • Michigan
  • Genesee
  • Mississippi
  • Obion
  • Quitman
  • Louisiana
  • Ohio
  • Georgia


  • 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 6