John Cassin, Philadelphia, 29th Oct. 1850

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Creator

Cassin, John

Abstract

This item may or may not be a field book. It seems to be a list of birds collected by T. R. Peale and possibly published. Bird names are accompanied by location, and other notes that may include page numbers to published works. The note “names as given by Mr. T. R. Peale (copied verbatim)” is included on the first page. Also included is a list entitled "Peale, 1848", which contains bird names, localities, and notes on rarity or abundance. Localities include but are not limited to Oregon, Brazil, Malacca, New Zealand, Peru, New South Wales, Samoan Islands, and Chile.

Date Range

1848-1950

Start Date

1848

End Date

1850

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

Place

  • United States
  • Oregon
  • Samoa
  • New South Wales
  • Brazil
  • Peru
  • Australia
  • Chile
  • New Zealand

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