Field notes by William M. Mann, Fiji Islands, 1915-1916

ID: SIA RU007293

Creator: Field Notes: Fiji Islands, 1915-1916

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1915-1916

Citation: William M. Mann and Lucile Quarry Mann field books, 1914-1940

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Creator

Mann, William M., 1886-1960

Alternate Title

Field Notes: Fiji Islands, 1915-1916

Abstract

According to a news clipping in field book, Mann went to Fiji to study the "distribution of organic species in it relation to the origin of the islands and reefs." He worked along W.G. Foye, Assistant of Geology division at Harvard University. The field book begins with a variety of information: addresses from across the United States and Fiji; requests for wood specimens by scientific name; list of photographs. The field book is then organized by insect specimen, with descriptions ranging from half to full page. The field book contents starts from the front and back. Back of field book contains descriptions of areas where specimens collected, and interactions with native population. Includes calling cards, note, and map insert.

Date Range

1915-1916

Start Date

1915

End Date

1916

Access Information

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Topic

  • Entomology
  • Entomologists

Place

Fiji

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Clippings (information artifacts)

Accession #

SIA RU007293

Collection name

William M. Mann and Lucile Quarry Mann field books, 1914-1940

Physical Description

1 book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 7 Folder 5