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

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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.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


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


  • 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