Field journal, western United States, 1932, England, 1934, Guatemala, 1936, Venezuela and Puerto Rico, 1937, France, Switzerland, and England, 1938

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Abstract

This item consists of a field journal detailing Alexander Wetmore's field work on birds, from 1932-1938 with gaps in time. 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 the United States, England, Guatemala, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, France, and Switzerland. Maps and numerous other official or related documents are also present such as menus, passports, tickets, and permits.

Date Range

1932-1938

Start Date

May 02, 1932

End Date

Jun 01, 1938

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

  • Venezuela
  • Puerto Rico
  • United States
  • England
  • Guatemala
  • France
  • Switzerland

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 76