Diary, 1967-1968

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Gabrielson's more or less daily journal from 1 January 1967 to 31 December 1968 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 fish and other animals are also included. Localities encompass a wide geographic range as Gabrielson traveled often. Localities include but are not limited to Greenwich Islands (Antarctica near the Drake Passage) (January 1967), Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge (OK), Vera Cruz (Mexico) (January 1968), Villa Hermosa (Mexico), Chichén Itzá (Mexico), and Ocean City.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 01, 1967

End Date

Dec 31, 1968

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Ocean City
  • Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
  • United States
  • Villahermosa
  • Oklahoma
  • Mexico
  • Veracruz
  • Chichén Itzá
  • Greenwich Island
  • 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 5