Bahamas 1921

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This journal contains notes on Bartsch's field research on snails and birds in the Bahamas from 18 May to 1 June 1921. Lists of birds seen are included throughout the journal. Most of Bartsch's notes pertain to visits he made to Cerion (a genus of snail) colonies at various locations. Sketches of maps are included. Locations include but are not limited to Sandy Cay (currently Finley Cay or Ocean Cay), Mangrove Cay, and West End. Miscellaneous notes on the last page.

Date Range


Start Date

May 18, 1921

End Date

Jun 01, 1921

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  • Animals
  • Snails
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • West End
  • Mangrove Cay
  • Finley Cay
  • Bahamas


  • 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 12