Notes, lists, and manuscripts on birds of Hanover and King William County, Virginia, 1892-1894

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This item contains field notes, specimen lists, and manuscripts from William Palmer, dealing with birds from Hanover and King William County, Virginia from 1892-1894. Some lists are organized by species name and detail nest information. Other numbered handwritten and typed lists species name, common name, and numbers collected or seen. There are manuscript drafts and some sketches included as well. Also present are collection lists of bird specimens and eggs by Henry Aylett.

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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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Hanover
  • United States
  • Virginia
  • King William


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Manuscripts
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-324

Collection name

William Palmer Field Notes, 1887, 1900, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds


Box 19