Field journal, Panama, 1946-1949

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Abstract

This item consists of a field journal detailing Alexander Wetmore's field work on birds in Panama from 1946-1949. Dated entries consist of accounts of hunting and collecting specimens, as well as behavioral observations, travel details, and daily activity. Specific localities include but are not limited to Darién, Coclé, and Herrera. Newspaper clippings, maps, and black-and-white photographs, as well as numerous other official or related documents are also present such as passports, tickets, and permits. There are also supply lists and address lists. Some documents are in Spanish.

Date Range

1946-1949

Start Date

Mar 04, 1946

End Date

May 06, 1949

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

  • Coclé
  • Herrera, Provincia de
  • Panama
  • Darién

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Maps
  • Black-and-white photographs

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