August Busck notebooks, field notes III May 1899, AB66 - AB116

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The field notes document the collecting of August Busck during 1899 in the vicinity of District of Columbia, including northern Virginia. Entries are dated and headed with name and specimen number as well as collecting location (often refers to local landmarks, i.e. Aqueduct bridge). Entries describe portions of life cycle of specimens, with notes on characteristics (appearance, diet) and sometimes dates relating to development. Some specimen notes are listed on loose inserts. Entries start from the front and back of notebook. From the back is a list of specimen number, name and type of vegetation.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 30, 1899

End Date

Apr 30, 1899

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Entomology at 202-633-0990 to make an appointment.




  • District of Columbia
  • Chain Bridge
  • United States
  • Aqueduct Bridge (historical)
  • Virginia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-445

Collection name

Papers of August Busck, Department of Entomology, 1896 - 1934

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Dept. of Entomology


Box 2