Maryland, 1922 : to investigate the condition of quail introduced from northeastern Mexico. Includes field notes, 12-17 November 1922, reports, correspondence, and an expense book

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Creator

Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Alternate Title

Maryland, 1922

Abstract

Alexander Wetmore traveled to Maryland in 1922 to investigate the condition of Texas Bobwhite (also known as the Mexican Quail) introduced from northeastern Mexico. Work was completed while employed by the U.S. Department Agriculture (USDA), Bureau of Biological Survey. Includes field notes, 12-17 November 1922, reports, correspondence, and an expense book. Includes report entitled The Introduction and Present Status of Mexican Quail in Maryland (includes itinerary and tables) and a list of birds not protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty.

Date Range

1922-1923

Start Date

Nov 01, 1922

End Date

Jan 31, 1923

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Topic

  • Game bird management
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

Maryland

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence
  • Reports

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 141 Folder 5