Raven, Henry Cushier, Borneo, 1913-1914

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Creator

Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944

Abstract

The 2 field books document Henry Cushier Raven's collecting in Borneo, September 22 - January 12, 1913; January 18 - May 28, 1914. Pages are numbered. The first specimen catalog includes field number (1033 - 1330), USNM catalog number (non consecutive), sex, type (common or scientific name), locality, date, measurements (head and body, tail vertebrae, hind foot), and remarks. Remarks describe specimen preparation, specimen contents (fetuses), weight, collecting method, or addition location or habitat information. Locations include but are not limited to the vicinity of Samarinda, Sungai Pelawan. |The second field book follows the same format and content as the first for field numbers 1331-1613. Locations include but are not limited to the vicinity of Samarinda, Sungai Ritan, Sungai Merah, Sungai Djanbazan.

Date Range

1913-1914

Start Date

Sep 22, 1913

End Date

May 28, 1914

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

Mammalogy

Place

  • Samarinda
  • Sungai Pelawan
  • Borneo
  • Malaysia
  • Sungai Merah
  • Indonesia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-269

Collection name

Division of Mammals, Henry Cushier Raven Field Books, 1912-1920

Physical Description

2 field books

Physical Location

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