Field journal, North Carolina, Kansas, Florida, southwestern and western United States, 1917-1919

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Abstract

This item is a field journal by Alexander Wetmore with entries from 1917-1919. The dates of June 4th-9th, 1917 are added as loose sheets in the back. Dated 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 areas within the United States, including North Carolina, Kansas, Florida, and Arizona. Entries mainly deal with birds, and may include lists with daily tallies. Some entries deal with specific local bird issues, such as investigation into birds posing a threat to crops. Some newspaper clippings are also included.

Date Range

1917-1919

Start Date

Jun 04, 1917

End Date

Jul 26, 1919

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
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • North Carolina
  • United States
  • Kansas
  • Florida
  • Arizona

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Clippings (information artifacts)

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 76