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Abstract

These two folders contain black and white photographs of birds, eggs, and nests mounted on 3x4 plates. Many of the photographs are labeled with the common name (sometimes with sex of specimen), locality, date, and a number which possibly refers to the photograph number or the collector number. Locations include but are not limited to Roaches Run Waterfowl Sanctuary (VA), Suitland (MD), Potomac River, near Wachapreague (VA), Smith Island (VA), Clearwater (FL), Glover Park (DC), Fort Belvoir (VA), Ragged Island group (Bahamas), Trinidad, and Cay Sal. Postcards and a list of birds is also included.

Date Range

1935-1938

Start Date

1935

End Date

1938

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • District of Columbia
  • Suitland
  • United States
  • Ragged Island Range
  • Roaches Run Waterfowl Sanctuary
  • Smith Island
  • Clearwater
  • Wachapreague
  • Florida
  • Sal, Cay
  • Bahamas
  • Trinidad
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Virginia
  • Maryland

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007089

Collection name

Paul Bartsch Papers, 1901-1963

Physical Description

2 folders

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 15 Folders 1 and 2