Diary and keys to locations, 1881-1885

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Abstract

A bound volume used for three purposes at different times: 1) Diary of entomological work, 11 May 1884 to 31 May 1885, relating to specimens collected and examined in other collections, including some references to locations; 2) Keys to locations; 3) Data and computations relating to astronomical observations, 1881-1882, while accompanying Simon Newcomb on his expedition to the Cape of Good Hope to observe the transit of Venus.

Date Range

1884-1885

Start Date

May 11, 1884

End Date

May 31, 1885

Access Information

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Topic

  • Entomology
  • Astronomy

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007134

Collection name

Thomas Lincoln Casey papers, 1870-1871, 1873, 1881-1897

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 1