Correspondence of MacFarlane to Baird and Kennicott, 1861-1866

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Creator

MacFarlane, Roderick Ross, 1833-1920

Abstract

Correspondence of MacFarlane to Spencer F. Baird and Robert Kennicott, 1861-1866. MacFarlane's letters go into great detail reporting on his collecting activities. Coordinates, specimen lists, habitat information, and other details are included in these letters. Localities discussed in these letters include Fort Anderson, Anderson River, Barren Ground, Horton River, Franklin Bay, Fort Simpson, Rendezvous Lake, Wooded Country, and other localities mentioned throughout his field notes.

Date Range

1861-1866

Start Date

1861

End Date

1866

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

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Canada
  • Franklin Bay
  • Anderson
  • Horton
  • Fort Simpson
  • Northwest Territories

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • 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

Sublocation

Box 14