David Grandison Fairchild journal, 1896-1897

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This journal was kept by Fairchild on a collecting trip to Java, 17 June 1896 to 7 January 1897. It includes descriptions of specimens, including mainly fruits and termites, but also fungi and fish. Also includes some loose notes on termites, a small number of photographs of unidentified plants, and a letter written by August Weberbauer in German.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 17, 1896

End Date

Jan 07, 1897

Access Information

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  • Entomology
  • Mycology
  • Ichthyology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Jawa
  • Indonesia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007286

Collection name

David Grandison Fairchild journal, 1896-1897

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 1