Eggs placed in collection, 1879 - 1880

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Abstract

The field book documents the egg collection of Jonathan Dwight, 1879 - 1880. Entries are organized by specimen number. This book includes 941 - 1362. The entries have a variety of information, including type of bird (scientific name), collector, date, quantity, habitat where found including type of vegetation, nest materials, locality (town, state, sometimes geological landmarks), and method of procurement. There are multiple collectors. Some materials were collected in the 1860's. Locations include the vicinity of Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut; vicinity of Quebec and New Brunswick, Canada. A portion of the notebook is blank.

Date Range

1879-1880

Start Date

1879

End Date

1880

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • New Brunswick
  • Canada
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Maine
  • Connecticut
  • Quebec

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 95-044

Collection name

Jonathan Dwight Notebooks and Catalogues, c. 1875-1886

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 2