Miller, Gerrit S., New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, 1888-1890

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The field book documents Gerrit S. Miller's collecting in New York, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts, June 12, 1888 - April 14, 1890. Information is entered from the back and front of volume. Pages are numbered. Dated entries describe observed and collected birds and their habitats, bird lists, as well as botanical specimens. Observations also list other types of fauna observed. From the back is a specimen list organized by field number, name, location, and date. Locations includes Cape Cod, Massachusetts; Peterboro, New York; Providence, Rhode Island; Truro, Massachusetts.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 12, 1888

End Date

Apr 14, 1890

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Ornithology


  • New York
  • Rhode Island
  • Truro
  • Providence
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Peterboro


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-265

Collection name

Division of Mammals, Gerrit S. Miller Field Notes, 1886 - 1937

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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