Haiti, journal of Watson M. Perrygo, 1928-1929

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Creator

  • Perrygo, Watson M., 1906-1984
  • Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Abstract

The diary was written by Watson M. Perrygo during his time as Wetmore's assistant in Haiti, October 1928 to April 1929. Entries are journal style, and headed with the date. He discusses locations, types of birds seen, differences between locations, and bird lists. Half the pages of the journal are empty. Locations include Raphaël, Fort-Liberté, Dondon, Saint-Marc, and Île de la Gonâve.

Date Range

1928-1929

Start Date

Dec 14, 1928

End Date

Apr 08, 1929

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Dondon
  • Haiti
  • Fort-Liberté
  • Saint-Marc
  • Raphaël
  • Gonâve, Île de la

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 242 Folder 7