Notebook - combination scrapbook, journal, reading notes, and sketched, 1864

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Creator

Ridgway, Robert, 1850-1929

Abstract

This field book contains notes and sketches on birds by Robert Ridgway from 1864. General information and notes on habits and behavior of birds is listed under a heading for each species. There are also numbered lists of birds with no additional information. It is assumed that these observations were made in the United States. There are also some clippings present.

Date Range

1864

Start Date

1864

End Date

1864

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

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-468

Collection name

Robert Ridgway Field Books from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 27