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Creator

Cassin, John

Abstract

This folder contains a letter from Cassin to Baird (Spencer Fullerton Baird) and notes on birds compiled from literature. In Cassin's letter replies to Baird's request for information on the habits of the mammal guanaco. Cassin's six page letter discusses habits and habitat of this animal at various times of the year based on Cassin's observations.

Date Range

1855

Start Date

1855

End Date

1855

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

  • Mammalogy
  • Guanaco

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-284

Collection name

John Cassin field notes, 1848-1850, 1855, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 4