Miller, Gerrit S., Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, 1889

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The field book documents Gerrit S. Miller's collecting in Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, September 30 - December 31, 1889. Entries are dated, headed with type of bird observed or collected. When collected, the entries list sex and specimen number. Entries describe collecting methods, habitat, stomach contents, behavior (flight, eating). Entries are from the front and back of the volume. From the back information is in the form of a specimen list including specimen number, type, and date. Locations include the vicinity of East Providence, Rhode Island.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 30, 1889

End Date

Dec 31, 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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • New York
  • Rhode Island
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • East Providence


  • 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