Field journal, eastern United States and Canada, 1913-1915, 1925-1955

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Abstract

This item is a field journal by Alexander Wetmore with daily entries from 1913-1915 and 1925-1955. Entries consist of accounts of hunting and collecting specimens, as well as behavioral observations, travel details, and daily activity. Localities include but are not limited to the United States and Canada, including Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Entries mainly deal with birds, but there are some accounts of insect collecting as well. Limited maps are also included.

Date Range

1913-1955

Start Date

Mar 02, 1913

End Date

Jul 09, 1955

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

  • Animals
  • Entomology
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Canada
  • West Virginia
  • United States
  • Maryland
  • Virginia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

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