Field journal, Puerto Rico, 1912

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Creator

Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Abstract

This item is a field journal by Alexander Wetmore with daily entries from April 28th to May 15th, 1912. Entries consist of accounts of hunting, trapping, and collecting specimens, as well as behavioral observations, travel details, and daily activity. Entries are from areas in Puerto Rico, such as Salinas, Patillas, and Yabucoa, and deal mainly with birds. Also included are specimen lists organized by date and locality; some are numbered. A dated list of specimen shipments is present, numbered 70-86.

Date Range

1912

Start Date

Apr 28, 1912

End Date

May 19, 1912

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.

Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Puerto Rico
  • Yabucoa
  • Salinas
  • Patillas

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-331

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Field Books, 1894-1975, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 75