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This journal contains notes on Bartsch's research on snails and birds in the Florida Keys from 3-18 June 1921. Journal entries seem to be split between notes on birds and notes on snails where the pages to the left contain bird notes and those to the right contain snail notes. Bird notes often include quantities and sex. Snail notes focus on Bartsch's work with cerion colonies he planted and include narrative notes, tables of data with measurements, and a diagram. Miscellaneous note are included at the back of the journal. Locations include but are not limited to Key West, Duck Key, Loggerhead Key, Bar Key, and Middle Key.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 03, 1921

End Date

Jun 18, 1921

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  • Animals
  • Snails
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Loggerhead Key
  • Middle Key
  • Duck Key
  • United States
  • Florida


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary
  • Diagrams

Accession #

SIA RU007089

Collection name

Paul Bartsch Papers, 1901-1963

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 12