Data sets, 41- 80, A. H. Howell's collection

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Each page within this notebook contains a record of an egg set Howell collected when he was 15 from 15 April to 30 August 1887 mostly in Lake Grove, Long Island, New York. Records contain a number labeled "aou" (number range approximately 202 to 766), another number (range approximately 7-495) (collector? set?), scientific name, collector (not always Howell), locality, date, quantity of eggs, incubation notes, identity, measurements, and remarks (usually notes on nest). Other localities include Lee County, Texas; Dallas Center, Iowa; and other Long Island localities.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 15, 1887

End Date

Aug 30, 1887

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
  • Iowa
  • United States
  • Lake Grove
  • Texas
  • Long Island
  • Lee
  • Dallas Center


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-303

Collection name

Arthur Holmes Howell Field Notes, 1884-1937, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 12