Abbott, William Louis, Southwestern Borneo, 1908

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Abstract

The field catalog and notes document William Louis Abbott's field work in southwestern Borneo, 1908. The loose notes describe the lower Kendawangan River [Sungai Kendawangan]. Details include terrain description and island flora and fauna. The field catalog covers collector numbers (5929 - 6250) for mammal specimens from Borneo and neighboring islands, June 12, 1908 - October 7, 1908. The catalog contains pasted inserts including hand drawn maps with notes of collecting sites. Map is of Sungei Pasagoean(?). Entries list specimen (USNM catalog) numbers (153685 - 153795), collector numbers, sex, type, location, date, and remarks. Remarks vary in length and detail about specimens' environments. Locations include Pulo Bauwal and Batu Jurong.

Date Range

1908

Start Date

1908

End Date

1908

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

  • Kendawangan, Sungai
  • Borneo
  • Indonesia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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