Field journal, Shenandoah National Park, VA, 1935-1959

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Abstract

This item consists of a field journal and field notes from Alexander Wetmore's study of birds in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, from 1935-1959. Dated entries consist of accounts of hunting, trapping, and collecting specimens, as well as behavioral observations and daily activity. Field notes follow the journal entries, and are generally organized by species. All entries may include date, elevation, temperature and weather, species name, sex, activities, and specific location observed.

Date Range

1935-1959

Start Date

Sep 15, 1935

End Date

May 17, 1959

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

  • United States
  • Virginia
  • Shenandoah National Park

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 77