Abbott, William Louis, Western Borneo, 1907

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The notebook documents William Louis Abbott's collecting in western Borneo, May 1 - September 23, 1907. The field catalog covers specimen (USNM catalog) numbers (145392 - 145700) and collectors numbers (5152 - 5564). Pages are numbered (1 - 35). Includes hand drawn maps of various regions of Borneo. Entries list sex, type, location, date, and remarks. Many of the remarks are in-depth descriptions of collecting locations, some taking up half a page. Locations include Pulo Datu [Datu] and Simpang River, Indonesia.

Date Range


Start Date

May 01, 1907

End Date

Sep 23, 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.




  • Borneo
  • Datu
  • 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