Field journal, eastern and north central United States, California, Hawaii, and Midway and Wake Islands, 1922-1923

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This item consists of a field journal detailing Alexander Wetmore's field work on birds, with some attention to plants and fish, from 1922-1923. 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 North Dakota, Hawaii, and the Midway and Wake Islands. Included are sketches, maps, and a temporary skin catalog with species name, date, locality, description, and specimen numbers 7751-7887. Additional specimen charts and lists are also present and organized by locality.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 16, 1922

End Date

Sep 01, 1923

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
  • Ichthyology
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany


  • Wake Islands
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Midway Islands
  • North Dakota


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps
  • Sketches

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


Box 76