Miller, Gerrit S., New York and Massachusetts, 1892-1893

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The field book and notes document Gerrit S. Miller's collecting in New York and Massachusetts, June 30, 1892 - June 6, 1894. Information was entered from the front and the back of the volume. Begins with a list of specimens collected in Westerbury and Peterboro, Massachusetts. Entries are dated and headed with type of bird observed or collected. Entries that are narratives describe time of day, habitat, behavior (breeding), observed nests, eggs, collecting methods ,descriptions of vegetation. From the back is a bird count for April and May 1892 for Weston, Dedham, and Provincetown. Locations include Monomoy Island, Massachusetts.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 30, 1892

End Date

Jun 06, 1894

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
  • Birds--Counting
  • Ornithology
  • Botany


  • New York
  • Monomy Point
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Provincetown


  • 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