List of specimens of natural history collected for the Smithsonian Institution, from 20 May to 20 July 1865, from no 3051 to 4451

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Abstract

List of specimens of natural history collected by MacFarlane for the Smithsonian Institution, 20 May to 20 July 1865, from no 3051 to 4451 (3400 specimens), in Northwest Territories, Canada. Collections entered into a table recording the following data: supposed species [name], sex, nest, No. eggs, locality, and remarks. Localities include Fort Anderson, Lower Anderson, Lockhart River, Barren Ground, Horton River, Rendezvous Lake, Franklin Bay, and other localities. May contain some information overlapping with "Continuation of the Anderson collection from 10 May 1865 to 5 May 1866 and from no 3051 to no 4800".

Date Range

1865

Start Date

May 20, 1865

End Date

Jul 20, 1865

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Northwest Territories
  • Canada
  • Horton
  • Franklin Bay

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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

Sublocation

Box 14