Raven, Henry Cushier, Borneo and Celebes, 1913-1915

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Creator

Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944

Abstract

The 2 field books documents Henry Cushier Raven's collecting in Borneo, Indonesia, 1913 - 1918. Pages are numbered. The first specimen catalog includes field number (475 - 2080), USNM catalog number (nonconsecutive), sex, type (common or scientific name), locality, date (March 13, 1913 - May 1914), 4 types of measurements, and remarks. Remarks describe specimen preparation, specimen contents (fetuses), weight, collecting method, as well as additional location or habitat information. Locations are through out Borneo. |The second field book is marked "duplicate mammal catalogue," follows the same format and content as the first for field numbers 2101 - 3577, January 13, 1916 - May 1918. Locations include but are not limited to the vicinity of Lihoefang, Koeala Prang, Temboan, Parigi (Celebes), Gimpoe [Gimpu], Rano Rano, Pinedapa.

Date Range

1913-1918

Start Date

Mar 13, 1913

End Date

Apr 30, 1918

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

  • Gimpu
  • Borneo
  • Indonesia
  • Pinedapa
  • Celebes

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