Collecting records, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas, March-August 1964

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This item consists of worksheets recording the collecting of earthworm specimens from 31 March to 29 August 1964 in Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. Some specific locations visited include Buncombe (North Carolina), Bradley (Tennessee), Crawford (Indiana), Claiborne (Louisiana), Hardin (Texas), and Mitchell (Kansas). Worksheets record the following information: Bottle numbers, Lot numbers, Local, County, State, Date, Locus, Time, Air Temp, PPT, Collecting method, Collector, Disposition, Habitat type, Vegetation (tree, shrub), Ground, Soil type, Topography, Temperature, pH, Exposure, Drainage, Color, Shade, Slope, Litter, Moisture), Land use, Abundance, Activities, Casts, Associates, Disposition, Condition, and oothecae.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 31, 1964

End Date

Aug 29, 1964

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  • Helminthology
  • Worms
  • Earthworms


  • North Carolina
  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Louisiana
  • Kansas


  • 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 11