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Abstract

This item consists of miscellaneous correspondence and notes from William LaGrange Ralph. Materials date from 1894-1897, and localities include but may not be limited to Florida and New York. Notes are varied, but include some specimen lists and field catalogs with dates and localities. Information on eggs and nests of birds occupy the majority of the material, and there are egg set lists included as well. Some lists contain field numbers, and there are also some USNM number present. There are some black-and-white photographs of nests and eggs.

Date Range

1894-1897

Start Date

1894

End Date

1897

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

  • New York
  • United States
  • Florida

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-336

Collection name

William LaGrange Ralph Field Books from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 23