Florida, 1923

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This journal contains notes on Bartsch's research on birds observed or collected in the Florida Keys from 31 August to 8 September 1923. Journal notes provide narrative description of daily events including birds observed. Following the journal is a list of bird specimens, one specimen per page, including notes on commonality, date, and location. Locations include but are not limited to Tortugas, Long Key, Key West, Loggerhead Key, and Garden Key. “Specimens from Charles Johnson, Dry Tortugas” (February to March 1923) typed and copied, are included at the end.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 31, 1923

End Date

Sep 08, 1923

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Loggerhead Key
  • Dry Tortugas
  • Key West
  • United States
  • Long Key
  • Florida
  • Garden Key


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007089

Collection name

Paul Bartsch Papers, 1901-1963

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 6