Fisher, A. K., Virginia, May 1895 - October 1895

Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Creator

Fisher, A. K. (Albert Kenrick), 1856-1948

Abstract

The field book documents the field work of A. K. Fisher in Virginia, May 30 - October 24, 1895. Entries are dated and locations are noted on the left hand pages. Subject matter covers travel details (destinations, time of day, mode of transportation, accommodations), weather, list of birds observed (type and abundance), daily activities, specimens collected (fish, mammals, plants), and collecting methods. Locations include Norfolk and Dismal Swamp.

Date Range

1895

Start Date

May 30, 1895

End Date

Oct 24, 1895

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Ichthyology
  • Plants
  • Birds
  • Ornithology
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Virginia
  • Norfolk

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-443

Collection name

Mammal Section, Bird and Mammal Labs, Fish and Wildlife Service, US Department of the Interior, Division of Mammals

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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