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

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Creator

Abbott, William Louis, 1860-1936

Abstract

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.

Date Range

1902-1916

Start Date

1902

End Date

1916

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.

Topic

Mammalogy

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • 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