Journal and notes of 1st trip to Washington, DC Dec. 26, 1888 - Jan. 5, 1889

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Creator

Sherman, John D., 1872-1960

Abstract

This notebook documents Sherman's first trip to Washington, DC to the National Museum (Smithsonian Institution). Notes record the entomological findings (mostly beetles) of Mr. Schwarz, Mr. Ulke, and others who accompanied Sherman on the trip. Included with the notebook are unbound sheets of notes entitled "A list of beetles named in Dec. '88 and Jan. '89" by Mr. E. A. Schwarz. These notes seem to be taken when Sherman was at school.

Date Range

1888-1989

Start Date

Dec 26, 1888

End Date

Jan 05, 1889

Access Information

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Topic

  • Beetles
  • Entomology

Place

  • United States
  • District of Columbia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007296

Collection name

John D. Sherman, Jr., Papers, 1886-1960

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 5 Folder 3