Catalogue of skins - classified, c. 1878 - 1886

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Creator

Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929

Abstract

The field catalog documents the collection of skins of Jonathan Dwight, c. 1878 - 1886. Pages are numbered and headed with type of bird, then below are descriptions of related specimens. In the front of the book is a list of types of information recorded, including specimen number, locality, date, sex, age, measurements of specimen parts, colors of anatomy parts, stomach contents, and remarks. Remarks include vegetation in habitat when collected. Locations include communities in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, Florida, Delaware, and Maine.

Date Range

1878-1886

Start Date

1878

End Date

1886

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • New York
  • Delaware
  • Massachusetts
  • Maine
  • Florida
  • Connecticut

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 6