Bird catalog, 1890-1891

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Catalog of birds Fisher collected in California. Catalog is dated from 23 December 1890 to 17 September 1891. The first few pages record diary entries of Fisher's travels from Kansas to Arizona, recording birds observed. A list of birds collected in California follows. Fisher records number, scientific name, sex, locality (often abbreviated), and date. USNM catalog number was added later in red ink. Collector numbers are 1-436. Localities include but are not limited to Kern River, Coso Mountains, Argus Mountains, Paramount Mountains, San Bernadino, and Cajon Pass.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 23, 1890

End Date

Sep 17, 1891

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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Argus Range
  • Cajon Pass
  • United States
  • San Bernadino Peak
  • California
  • Coso Range


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-292

Collection name

Albert Kenrick Fisher Field Books, 1872-1935, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds


Box 7