Birds, C. R. Aschemeier

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This field book contains a specimen list of birds collected in Gabon and possibly other West African localities from 20 April 1917 to 13 March 1919 by Charles R. Aschemeier and colleagues during the Collins-Garner Congo Expedition. Contains collector number, name of specimen (common name, but some scientific names were written in later with pencil), locality, date, and remarks. Collector numbers 1-1137 are included. Localities include but are not limited to Omboué, Sanga Mbuiri, Ntyonga, Nyongo (currently Ngongo), Anguanamo, Ogouma, and Mandji. A two page list of skins not received is also included.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 20, 1917

End Date

Mar 13, 1919

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Gabon
  • Omboué
  • Mandji
  • Ngongo


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-277

Collection name

Charles R. W. Aschemeier Field Book, 1917-1919, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 1