Data sets, 81- 271, A. H. Howell's collection

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Abstract

Each page within this notebook contains a record of an egg set Howell collected. Notes are from 1884 to 1934. Records contain a number labeled "aou" until entry 100, another number (collector? set?) until entry 196, scientific name, collector (not always Howell), locality, date, quantity of eggs, incubation notes, identity, measurements, and remarks (usually notes on nest). Localities include Long Island, New York; Massachusetts; Iowa; Pennsylvania; Washington, DC; Texas; Alabama; Arkansas; and several other states in the Southeast United States.

Date Range

1884-1934

Start Date

1884

End Date

1934

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

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • Iowa
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Texas
  • Long Island
  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Pennsylvania

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 12