Diary, 1947

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Gabrielson's more or less daily journal from 1 January to 31 December 1947 containing lists of birds observed and collected, notes of professional activities such as meetings, conferences, and field investigations. Notes on mammals are also included. Gabrielson's bird lists also include notes on abundance or commonality. Localities encompass a wide geographic range as Gabrielson traveled often. Localities include but are not limited to Sabine National Wildlife Refuge (LA), Pedernales River (TX), Pensacola (FL), and Lexington (KY).

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 01, 1947

End Date

Dec 31, 1947

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Pensacola Beach
  • Texas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Pedernales
  • Sabine National Wildlife Refuge
  • Florida


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007319

Collection name

Ira N. Gabrielson Collection, 1918-1987 : series 3, diaries of Ira N. Gabrielson, 1918-1977

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 7 Folder 2