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Abstract

The diary documents Roman Kenk's daily activities and field work during 1969. The book is preprinted with date, and entries describe daily activities: office work, specimen identification, meetings with colleagues, collections studied, and field work. Locality of collections studied are often indicated and are from across the country. Field work details describe routes taken including roads, geological landmarks (bodies of water), and towns; water properties (pH, temperature, presence of planarians, appearance including clarity), and expenses. Locations include but are not limited to the vicinity of Anne Arundel county, Montgomery county, Maryland; Columbia, Pennsylvania; Fairfax county, Virginia; Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia.

Date Range

1969

Start Date

Jan 01, 1969

End Date

Dec 31, 1969

Access Information

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Topic

  • Invertebrates
  • Planariidae

Place

  • Anne Arundel
  • West Virginia
  • Columbia
  • United States
  • Montgomery
  • Monongahela National Forest
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • Fairfax
  • Pennsylvania

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007383

Collection name

Roman Kenk Papers, circa 1921-1987

Physical Description

1 Diary

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 3 Folder 79