Abbott, William Louis, Kashmir, 1910 -1915

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The catalogs document William Louis Abbott's collecting 1910-1915. The first is the "original catalogue" of William Louis Abbott's specimen collecting in Kashmir, April 1910 - June 1911. The other catalogs cover specimen listings through July 28 - August 12, 1912; June 8 - November 12, 1913; October 2 - December 9, 1915. Pages are numbered. They include hand drawn and printed maps. The entries list collector numbers (7000 - 8494), specimen (USNM catalog) numbers (173568 - 201073), sex, type, location, date, and remarks. Remarks vary in content and length, including information about specimen preparation, environment, collecting method, and elevation. Locations include Woolor Lake, Trimuk [Trimukha], and Bonar Nullah. The hand drawn maps are of Sind River and Nowboog Valley, Woolar [Wular] Lake, and Pohru River, India.

Date Range

1910 - 1915

Start Date

Mar 31, 1910

End Date

May 31, 1915

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.




  • Pohru River
  • Kashmir
  • Wular Lake
  • Sind
  • Trimukha
  • India


  • 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