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Creator

Gunn, Donald

Abstract

This folder contains several pages of descriptions and lists of specimens Gunn collected for the Smithsonian Institution, from January to May 1863. The first few pages contain lengthy descriptions of birds including measurements. Description of mammals including squirrels, mice, rabbits, and deer are also included. Localities include Nelson River, Lake Winnipeg [Lac Winnipeg], Hudson Bay, and other localities.

Date Range

1863

Start Date

Dec 31, 1862

End Date

Apr 30, 1863

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

  • Canada
  • Hudson Bay
  • Lac Winnipeg
  • Nelson River

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-298

Collection name

Donald Gunn Field Notes, 1863, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 10