Note book 1882 to 1885, nos. 1402-1989, vols V-VIII

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Field book containing a combination of diary like notes on bird observations and specimen lists of birds collected by Fox in the Eastern United States, 7 March 1882- 14 October 1885. Collector numbers 1402-1989 are included. For bird observations, Fox describes song, behavior / activities, and appearance of the bird. Also included are comments about the weather. Localities include Chattanooga (Tennessee), Lookout Mountain (Tennessee), District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.), Hollis (New Hampshire), Rockwood (Tennessee), Campton Village (New Hampshire) and New York. Index included. 224 pages. Additional pages of notes are inserted after page 224.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 07, 1882

End Date

Oct 14, 1885

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
  • Chattanooga
  • District of Columbia
  • Lookout Mountain
  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • 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