Hoy, Charles M., Australia, 1919-1922

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Abstract

The report and specimen catalog document Charles M. Hoy's field work in Australia, during the William Louis Abbott Australian Expedition (1919-1922). There are reports on Tamworth, Wandandian, Gloucester. Details include a description of terrain, recent weather, vegetation, changes in flora and fauna, geography, goals (in Tamworth was primarily to study the platypus), colleagues, abundance of animals, and collected birds and mammals. The specimen catalog includes USNM catalog number (non consecutive), field number, sex, scientific name, locality, date, measurements (3 types), and remarks relating to collecting method, preparation, or habitat. Pages are numbered. Locations include Kangaroo Island, Port Lincoln, Busselton, Port Darwin, and Ebor.

Date Range

1919-1922

Start Date

1919

End Date

1922

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

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Western Australia
  • Busselton
  • Gloucester
  • Kangaroo Island
  • Wandandian
  • Port Darwin
  • Australia
  • Port Lincoln
  • Tamworth

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-247

Collection name

Division of Mammals collection, Charles M. Hoy Field Notes, 1919-1923

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals