List of shells from J. J. White to W. H. Dall, April 18, 1889

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Letter from J. J. White to W. H. Dall, dated 18 April 1889. The letter contains an explanation of where most of White's shells were found, and that most were dead when collected. The letter also includes a list of shells with notes on specific locality where the specimen was collected. Most specimens were collected on the ocean beach between Jupiter Inlet and some miles south of Lake Worth Inlet. Other localities are listed. Some occurrence information is also included.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 18, 1889

End Date

Apr 18, 1889

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  • Animals
  • Mollusks
  • Invertebrates


  • Jupiter Inlet
  • United States
  • Worth, Lake
  • Florida


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007461

Collection name

Collected notes, lists, catalogs, drawings, and manuscripts on mollusks, circa 1869-1920 and undated

Physical Description

1 letter

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 4