Catalogue and data of ornithological collection, no. 1 to 863

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Data of collection by Jennings in Maryland and the Bahamas from 10 May 1884 to 9 September 1887 Recorded are collector name, locality, sex of bird, measurements, and scientific name. Collector numbers 1 to 863 are included. Last specimen recorded seems to have been recorded on 9 September 1887. Entries become more sparse after number 563. Localities include Baltimore County, MD, and the following Bahamas locations: Green Turtle Cay, Pelican Bay, and other localities on Abaco, and New Providence. Bird tags are also included, as well as, additional miscellaneous notes.

Date Range


Start Date

May 10, 1884

End Date

Sep 09, 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


  • Baltimore
  • New Providence
  • United States
  • Maryland
  • Bahamas


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-306

Collection name

Allen H. Jennings Field Notes, 1884-1887, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 13