Field journal, 1855-1856

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Abstract

Consists of a field journal by George Suckley detailing his trip to Panama from December 1855 to May 1856. Dated entries include details of travel and daily activity, such as weather conditions and sea life. Observations and accounts of birds, fish, amphibians, and seashells are included. Some physical measurements and species identification information is provided. There are also some lists of expenses.

Date Range

1855-1856

Start Date

Dec 09, 1855

End Date

May 02, 1856

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Herpetology
  • Birds
  • Ichthyology
  • Mollusks
  • Ornithology

Place

Panama

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007191

Collection name

George Suckley papers, 1849-1861

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives