Abbott, William Louis, Sumatra, 1906-1907

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Abstract

The notebook documents William Louis Abbott's collecting in Sumatra, 1906-1907. Includes hand drawn maps. Maps cover Pulo Tebing Tinggi [Pulau Tebingtinggi], Sumatra, Siak [Sungai Siak] River, Indonesia; and Strait of Malacca. The field catalog covers 4791-5151, October 12, 1906 - April 1, 1907, in Siak River region, Sumatra, and Rhio-Lingga Archipelago, Indonesia. Pages are numbered (91-122). Collector numbers are 4796-5151. Entries list sex, age, location,dates and remarks about collecting method, behavior, and environment.

Date Range

1906-1907

Start Date

Oct 12, 1906

End Date

Apr 01, 1907

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

  • Siak, Sungai
  • Sumatra
  • Tebingtinggi, Pulau
  • Malacca, Strait of
  • Indonesia

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