Field journal, Panama and Sweden, 1950, Panama and Michigan, 1951, Panama and Venezuela, 1952

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Creator

Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Abstract

This item consists of a field journal detailing Alexander Wetmore's field work on birds, from 1950-1952. Dated entries consist of accounts of hunting and collecting specimens, as well as behavioral observations, travel details, and daily activity. Information on mammals is also included, and some entries contain bird lists with tallies. Localities include but are not limited to Panama, Sweden, Michigan, and Venezuela. Newspaper clippings and maps, as well as numerous other official or related documents are also present such as passports, tickets, and permits.

Date Range

1950-1952

Start Date

Feb 04, 1950

End Date

Sep 15, 1952

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

  • Mammalogy
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Panama
  • United States
  • Venezuela
  • Michigan
  • Sweden

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • 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 77