Miller, Gerrit S., New York and Massachusetts, 1891

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Abstract

The field book and notes document Gerrit S. Miller's collecting in New York and Massachusetts, March 19 - October, 1891. Information is entered from the front of the back of the volume. Entries are dated and often headed with the type of bird observed or collected. Narratives describe individual and flocks of birds and their appearance, behavior, and habitat, often near bodies of water. Additional details include abundance. From the back is a list of citations and bird counts for Truro and Provincetown. Locations includes Ipswich (Sandhills), Hog island, Ellis and Dedham, Newburyport, Massachusetts.

Date Range

1891

Start Date

Mar 19, 1891

End Date

Sep 30, 1891

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

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Birds--Counting
  • Ornithology
  • Botany

Place

  • New York
  • Truro
  • Newburyport
  • Ipswich
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Provincetown

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