Narrative and specimen list on collecting beetles in western New York 1916

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Creator

Sherman, John D., 1872-1960

Abstract

This item consists of photocopied narrative notes and an original specimen list documenting coleoptera collected in western New York in June 1916 while Sherman was a guest of Mr. Harry H. Knight near Batavia, NY. The photocopied portion of this item describes the locations Sherman visits, the specimens he finds, and includes some comments about distribution and abundance. The specimen list includes localities and may also include some date or page number information. Localities include Indian Falls, Palisades, Letchworth Park, Conesus Lake, and the south shore of Lake Ontario.

Date Range

1916

Start Date

May 31, 1916

End Date

May 31, 1916

Access Information

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Topic

  • Beetles
  • Entomology

Place

  • United States
  • New York
  • Ontario, Lake
  • Palisades
  • Letchworth State Park
  • Conesus Lake

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 6 Folder 6