Cuba and Florida, 1924

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This journal contains notes on snails, crab, and on observations, collections, photographs, and films of birds in Cuba and the Florida Keys from 25 May to 15 June 1924. Other specimens such as coral are also noted. Bartsch also notes visiting Carlos de Torre y Huerta. The journal portion of these field notes are typed and the list of bird specimens observed or collected is hand written. Notes on snails in the genus cerion that were collected are included. Bartsch visits several cerion colonies. Some snails are marked as new species. Localities include but are not limited to Cabañas fort, Mariel, Newfound Harbor Keys, Bush Key, Long Key, Bird Key, East Key, and Middle Key.

Date Range


Start Date

May 25, 1924

End Date

Jun 15, 1924

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  • Animals
  • Snails
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Cuba
  • East Key
  • Mariel
  • Middle Key
  • United States
  • Long Key
  • Newfound Harbor Keys
  • Cabañas
  • Bush Key
  • Florida


  • 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 7