Monk seals and turtles, part 1

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This folder contains field notes, extracts from field notes, and correspondence documenting Hawaiian monk seals and turtles on islands of Hawaii. Two notebook pages contain data collected on individual seals on Kure Island. Seventeen index cards record observations of seals and turtles on Kure Island and French Frigate Shoals from 1964 to 1966; the information on the cards appears to be incidental observations compiled primarily from field notes of different researchers, including Paul Woodward, Larry Huber, B. Amerson, and Bob Fleet. Two letters document information on individual seals in Hawaii in 1965.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 06, 1964

End Date

Nov 30, 1966

Access Information

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  • Turtles
  • Mammalogy
  • Hawaiian monk seal


  • French Frigate Shoals
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Kure Island


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU000245

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 207 Folder 11