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Creator

Blakiston, Thomas Wright, 1832-1891

Abstract

A scrapbook style volume Blakiston assembled containing a combination of pasted in publication excerpts, research notes, notes from museum collections, and possibly field notes. Notes are dated from approximately 1872 to 1884 and pertain to birds collected by Blakiston and others in various localities in Japan, including but not limited to Tokyo and Hakodate in Hokkaido.

Date Range

1872-1884

Start Date

1872

End Date

1884

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.

Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Tokyo
  • Hakodate-shi
  • Japan

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-281

Collection name

Thomas Wright Blakiston Field Books, 1872-1884, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 3