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


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Sherman, John D., 1872-1960


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


Start Date

Dec 26, 1888

End Date

Jan 05, 1889

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  • Beetles
  • Entomology


  • United States
  • District of Columbia


  • 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


Box 5 Folder 3