Field journal, Panama, Finland, and England, 1958

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Abstract

This item consists of a field journal detailing Alexander Wetmore's field work on birds during 1958. 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 Panama, Finland, and England. Field notes from Finland and England follow the journal entries, and are generally organized by species. Entries may include date, species name, sex, activities, and specific location observed. Other official or related documents are also present such as programs, tickets, and permits.

Date Range

1958

Start Date

Jan 04, 1958

End Date

Jul 19, 1958

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

  • Panama
  • Finland
  • England

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 78