Field notebook, 1854

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Creator

Suckley, George, 1830-1869

Abstract

Consists of a field notebook by George Suckley, with dates ranging from 1853-1856. The first part of this notebook is a daily journal which includes general daily activity and travel information, as well as some casual wildlife observations. These entries range from January to February 1854, and deal mainly with the area of Washington state. The other part of this notebook contains bird specimen lists and expense accounts. There is a specimen list with only species names and collector names, and there is a list organized by species with some dates and additional observation notes.

Date Range

1853-1956

Start Date

1853

End Date

1856

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Washington

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