Field catalog, Africa, 1919-1920

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This is a field catalog of bird specimens collected by Henry Cushier Raven from 1919-1920 in Africa. Dated entries consist of sex, specific locality, species name, and occasional brief additional notes. There are select entries which contain extensive observational notes. Localities include but may not be limited to South Africa, Uganda, and the Congo. Field numbers range from 5058-5625. There are also one page of notes of birds missing, presumably in the USNM, with accompanying field numbers. A number of full-color illustrations by Raven are also present.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 04, 1919

End Date

Aug 09, 1920

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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • South Africa
  • Uganda


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-337

Collection name

Henry Cushier Raven Field Notes from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 24