Washington, D.C., 1895-1897, Florida, 1905

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This notebook contains mostly personal notes of Bean's family life. Some field notes from trips to Florida and the Potomac River are included. Field notes from Florida are dated from June 1 to December 25, 1905 and list specimen collected and mention some weather conditions and temperatures of the locations visited. Another trip to Florida in Jacksonville from January 11, 1896 is recorded briefly in two different parts of the notebook. Other locations in Florida include, but are not limited to, Daytona, Ponce Park, New Smyrna, Titusville, Hillsboro Inlet, New River Inlet, and Broad Creek. Notes from the Potomac are dated April and May 1896.

Date Range

1895-1897, 1905

Start Date

Feb 20, 1895

End Date

Dec 25, 1905

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  • Ichthyology
  • Ichthyologists


  • Ponce Park
  • United States
  • Potomac
  • Broad Creek
  • New Smyrna Beach
  • Hillsboro Inlet
  • Florida
  • Titusville
  • Jacksonville


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007224

Collection name

Barton A. Bean papers,circa 1892-1897, 1903-1908

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 2 Envelope 2