Journal and notes parts of 1888 and 1889 Washington, DC and Peekskill, NY

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This notebook documents Sherman's first trip to Washington, DC, where he visits the Department of Agriculture and other locations, and collecting in Peekskill, New York from 25 December 1888 to 12 March 1889. Notes record the entomological collections made in Washington, DC, and Peekskill, and daily activities. References to Mr. Schwarz, Mr. Ulke, and others who accompanied Sherman on the trip. These notes seem to be taken when Sherman was at school.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 25, 1888

End Date

Mar 12, 1889

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  • Beetles
  • Entomology


  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • United States
  • Peekskill


  • 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 4