Eastern U. S., 1886-1891 field notes

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Field book containing a combination of diary like notes on bird observations and specimen lists of birds collected by William Henry Fox in New York and New Hampshire, 16 February 1886 to February 1888, December 1891. Collector numbers 1990-2243 are included. For bird observations, Fox describes song, behavior / activities, and appearance of the bird. Also included are comments about the weather. For birds collected, he includes scientific names and measurements, and sometimes sex. Localities include New York City, Spuyten Duyvil (Brox), Hollis (New Hampshire), and various localities on Long Island. 90 pages.

Date Range

1886-1888, 1891

Start Date

Feb 16, 1886

End Date

Nov 30, 1891

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


  • New York
  • Spuyten Duyvil
  • United States
  • Long Island
  • New Hampshire
  • Hollis


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-294

Collection name

William Henry Fox Field Books from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 report

Physical Location

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


Box 8