Catalogue of skins - classified, c. 1878 - 1886

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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.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


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


  • 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


Box 1 Folder 6