Birds collected by the Smithsonian African Expedition under Colonel Theodore Roosevelt

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Creator

  • Friedmann, Herbert, 1900-1987
  • Smithsonian African Expedition (1909)

Abstract

Possibly unpublished manuscript typed in 1932 by Herbert Friedman on the the birds collected by the Smithsonian African Expedition under Colonel Theodore Roosevelt. Friedman includes a brief summary of the expedition, followed by a gazetteer of collecting localities. A summary of expedition results follows. The bulk of the document contains detailed information about the species of birds collected including description, distribution, specimens collected (with date, quantity, sex, and locality), and other information. Localities discussed include Nairobi, Uganda, Mount Kenia [sic], Sudan-Uganda boarder, Kapiti Plains, and many other localities.

Date Range

1932

Start Date

1932

End Date

1932

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.

Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Nairobi
  • Kenya
  • Kirinyaga
  • Uganda
  • Ilkaputiei

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-295

Collection name

Herbert Friedman Field Notes, 1932, 1950, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 report

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 9