Abbott, William Louis, Malaysia, 1902-1906 (includes notes on Santo Domingo and Haiti 1916)

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The notebook documents William Louis Abbott's collecting in Malaysia, 1902-1906 (includes notes on Santo Domingo [Dominican Republic] and Haiti 1916). Includes pasted inserts. These are often hand drawn maps of Johor, Kedah, Malaysia; Singapore Strait; Pulau Nias, Sumatra, Durian Strait [Selta Durian], Indonesia; and South China Sea. Maps include notes about collecting locations. The catalog includes specimen (USNM catalog) numbers 115446 - 143418, collector numbers (1701 - 4795), sex, age, specimen type, location, date, and remarks. Remarks sometimes have extensive notes about the specimen and its method of collecting and environment. Collecting locations cover the territories described in the maps.

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  • Johor
  • Kedah
  • South China Sea
  • Haiti
  • Singapore Strait
  • Nias, Pulau
  • Durian, Selat
  • Dominican Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Indonesia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-156

Collection name

Division of Mammals Collection, William Louis Abbott Field books, 1891-1915

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals