Paul Bartsch catalog

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This catalog seems to represent a compilation of Bartsch's bird collections from around the years 1881-1919. 2460 specimens are included. Some collector numbers are included, but they are not in order. Possible range of collector numbers is 1-2524. Data recorded for specimens includes sex, date, scientific name, and locality. Localities include but are not limited to District of Columbia, Virginia, California, Nebraska, Texas, Iowa, Costa Rica, Florida, Arizona, and North Carolina.

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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


  • North Carolina
  • Iowa
  • United States
  • Texas
  • California
  • Florida
  • Virginia
  • Arizona
  • Nebraska
  • Costa Rica


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-278

Collection name

Paul Bartsch Field Book, circa 1881-1919, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 1