Itineraries and journal transcript of Heller

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Itineraries of Heller's and Loring's travels during the Smithsonian African Expedition in Kenya and other parts of Africa. One itinerary is narrative and mentions birds seen at sea from 24 to 26 March 1909. Other itinerary information lists localities visited from 23 March to 23 April 1909 and December-February of unmarked years. Also included is a copy transcript of Heller's journal from 21 April 1909 to 30 March 1910.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 23, 1909

End Date


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


  • Africa
  • Kenya


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Itineraries

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-300

Collection name

Edmund Heller Field Notes, 1909-1910, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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