Diary, 1964-1966

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Gabrielson's more or less daily journal from 1 January 1964 to 31 December 1966 containing lists of birds observed and collected, notes of professional activities such as meetings and conferences. Gabrielson's bird lists also include notes on abundance or commonality. Notes on other animals are also included. Localities encompass a wide geographic range as Gabrielson traveled often. Localities include but are not limited to Ouachita Reservoir on the Ouachita River (AK), Aransas National Wildlife Refuge (TX), Wachapreague (VA), Galveston Island (TX), Clear Lake (OR), and possibly Blackwater Wildlife Refuge (MD).

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 01, 1964

End Date

Dec 31, 1966

Access Information

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Oregon
  • Galveston Island
  • Ouachita River
  • United States
  • Texas
  • Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
  • Wachapreague
  • Virginia
  • Arkansas
  • Aransas National Wildlife Refuge
  • Maryland


  • 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 9 Folder 4