Miller, Gerrit S., Massachusetts and Rhode Island, 1889

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Creator

Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956

Abstract

The field book documents Gerrit S. Miller's collecting in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, February 15 -July 13, 1889. Entries describe observations of flocks and individual birds in their habitats. Notations in the margin indicate type described in entry. Entries vary in length and detail. Some only include collecting information, type, sex, method collected. Others are detailed entries of observations with field numbers listed in the text. Locations include the vicinity of Chatham, Massachusetts; Providence, Rhode Island.

Date Range

1889

Start Date

Feb 15, 1889

End Date

Jul 13, 1889

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.

Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Chatham
  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • Providence

Form/Genre

  • 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