Packing slips, lists, and correspondence, circa 1862-1866

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Packing account slips of MacFarlane’s collections, 1864-1866 (2 packets); general Packing Account of Fort Anderson Collection of Objects in Natural History, made in l862—i863; list of documents transmitted to the Smithsonian Institution during Spring 1863, and packed up In cassette #1; comparative list of Fort Anderson returns, 1861-1863. List of Specimens in Natural History collected by R. MacFarlane for the Smithsonian Institution at Fort Anderson, Arctic America, Suxifiner 1862. Also included is correspondence from MacFarlane to Spencer Baird about MacFarlane's collections.

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  • Northwest Territories
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  • Fieldbook record
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  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-313

Collection name

Roderick Ross MacFarlane Field Books, 1861-1866 and undated, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 14