Diary from 28th May 1946 till 12th May 1948, vol. 16

ID: SIA RU007379

Creator: Diary of hymenoptera, other insects, plants, etc. seen or taken by A. W. Stelfox, 1921-1965

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1946-1948

Citation: Arthur Wilson Stelfox papers, 1904-1967

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Abstract

This field book contains field notes of collections Stelfox made from 28 May 1946 to 12 May 1948 in Scotland and Ireland. Most specimens collected were insects, primarily hymenoptera. Other types of specimens may have been collected. Notes on botanical specimens observed and possibly collected are also included. Stelfox lists the name of the specimen, date collected, sex, quantity, sometimes remarks on the weather, location, sometimes specific type of environment, sometimes remarks about which specimens he would like to collect, sometimes additional information. Localities include, but are not limited to Kerry, Skerrie Bog, Landenstown, Royal Canal, Ben Lawer, Athdown, and Clondalkin. 'R.C.L.P' following a name signifies that specimen were seen and verified by D. R. C. L. Perkins, F.R.S. Miscellaneous notes and notes on specimens “collected for me by R. C. Faris (ofGaran) when on holiday at Dunderan, Oct. 1946, are also included.

Date Range

1946-1948

Start Date

May 28, 1946

End Date

May 12, 1948

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Topic

  • Entomology
  • Hymenoptera

Place

  • Skerries House
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Athdown
  • Scotland
  • Clondalkin
  • Lawers, Ben
  • Royal Canal
  • Kerry

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007379

Collection name

Arthur Wilson Stelfox papers, 1904-1967

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 1