Correspondence regarding Kennicott's field work, 1962

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Creator

Kennicott, Robert, 1835-1866

Alternate Title

Kennicott 8 (1962)

Abstract

Letters (dated 21 January and 24 November 1862) from Kennicott to Spencer Baird reporting Kennicott's activities and collections of birds, mammals, and other specimens. Kennicott discusses his field work and that of collectors he recruits (such as Clark) and specimens collected. Kennicott discusses areas he collected in and what was found. Localities discussed include La [Pierres?] House (Rocky Mountains), Fort Simpson, Puls River, and other localities.

Date Range

1862

Start Date

Jan 21, 1862

End Date

Nov 24, 1862

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

  • Mammalogy
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Canada
  • Fort Simpson

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

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

Sublocation

Box 13