Field notes, October 1911 : probably taken at Lawrence, Kansas

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Field Notes, October 1911

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1911-1918

Citation: Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

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Alexander Wetmore records observations of birds during 1911. The notebook includes several discreet entries. The first is dated October 28, 1911, detailing a collecting event accompanied by Theo Rockland, out to "the Parnell Place", and describes approximately twenty different types of birds observed that day. No specimens from the trip are listed. Several pages later is a bird count (undated). Additionally, another bird count is listed, dated June 28th, stating the site was five miles from a plantation. Most of the notebook is blank. The notebook entries begin again from at the back, and include list of expenditures referring to Maricao [Puerto Rico] dated May 18-29. Additional expenditures are listed at the very end of the notebook, dated 1912-1917.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Birds--Counting
  • Ornithology


  • Puerto Rico
  • United States
  • Lawrence
  • Kansas


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

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1 notebook

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 135 Folder 1