Field catalog, 1872-1935

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Field catalog of Fisher's bird collections from May 1872 to 1935. Information recorded includes scientific name, [exchange?], locality, date, sex, measurements, "dmn" (collector?), and a column for additional information. Localities include but are not limited to Sing Sing (New York), California, District of Columbia, Canada, and Galapagos Islands [Archipiélago de Colón]. Collector numbers 1 to 7817 are included. USNM catalog numbers and possibly numbers from other collectors or institutions were added. Note about which specimens were sold to Henry O. Havemeger Oct 1936 is on the last page of notes.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 30, 1872

End Date


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


  • Colón, Archipiélago de
  • New York
  • Canada
  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • California
  • Ossining


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-292

Collection name

Albert Kenrick Fisher Field Books, 1872-1935, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 7