Haiti, journal of William Louis Abbott, circa 1918-1919

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Abbott, William Louis, 1860-1936

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1918-1919

Citation: Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

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The journal was kept by William Louis Abbott while collecting in Haiti, circa 1918-1919. The field book includes a variety of information. Format and content varies throughout. Includes a list of contacts, lists of shipments to the National Museum of Natural History, and list of specimens. Birds that are listed with a number include Latin name and sometimes short description. Others are lists of birds during a given date range and location listed. Some entries are dated.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Haiti
  • Dominican Republic


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

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SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

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1 diary

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 242 Folder 1