Register of specimens collected in Hudson’s Bay Territory, 1859

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List of birds Kennicott collected in Hudson Bay Territory in 1859 and 1860. A note written after last entry is dated 2 January 1961. Collector numbers 116 to 975 are included. Kennicott records scientific names, dates, localities, sometimes age, sex, and what looks like measurements. Localities include Great Slave Lake [Grand Lac des Esclaves], Fort Simpson, and other locations.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 31, 1859

End Date

Jan 02, 1861

Access Information

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Canada
  • United States
  • Alaska
  • Fort Simpson
  • Grand Lac des Esclaves


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-309

Collection name

Robert Kennicott Field Notes, 1859-1866, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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


Box 13