Notebook, apparently kept by member of Bean's family, 1906-1907

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This notebook contains mostly personal diary entries, but also contains some of Bean's field notes from June 16, 1906 to January 1, 1907 in Florida. Field notes are sometimes lists, sometimes narrative of his fishing / collecting, observations of surrounding habitat, weather conditions and temperatures, fishing and travel companions and acquaintances, and routes taken. Bean visits various marine locations, including but not limited to Key West, Indian Key, Bahia Honda, Summerland Key (Spanish Harbor Keys), and Cape Florida.

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  • Ichthyology
  • Ichthyologists


  • Florida Keys
  • Key West
  • United States
  • Bahia Honda Key
  • Florida, Cape
  • Spanish Harbor Keys
  • Florida
  • Cape Florida


  • 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 3