Field notes on birds collected in Thailand, 1952-1955

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Field notes of collections Elbel made from approximately 9 December 1952 to May 1955. Collections were mostly made in Thailand. Notes are on various strips of paper and small data sheets for each specimen collected. Recorded are scientific name of specimen, sex, date, and other information. Notes on strips of paper are mostly written in Thai. Collector numbers RE857 to RE4998 are included. Also a series of numbers with prefix "sc" (example: SC2433). In general, the notes are not in chronological order, although several sections are ordered chronologically. General localities include but are not limited to the provinces of ChaiyaphumLop, Buri, and Kamphaeng Phet.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 09, 1952

End Date

Apr 30, 1955

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Lop Buri, Changwat
  • Kamphaeng Phet, Changwat
  • Chaiyaphum, Changwat
  • Thailand


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-290

Collection name

Robert E. Elbel Field Notes, 1953-1955, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 7