Field notebook, 1855

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Abstract

Consists of a field notebook by George Suckley, dating from 1855 and detailing field work on birds and fish mainly in Minnesota. Part of this notebook contains journal entries describing daily activity and casual wildlife observations. There are also specimen lists of fish and birds that may contain such information as sex, locality, physical measurements, colors, and additional behavioral and observational notes.

Date Range

1855

Start Date

1855

End Date

1855

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ichthyology
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Minnesota

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