H. G. Dyar bluebook 474 - 491

ID: SIA Acc. 12-447

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1894-1897

Citation: Harrison G. Dyar Note books, Department of Entomology, 1882 - 1925

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Creator

Dyar, Harrison G. (Harrison Gray), 1866-1929

Abstract

The notebook documents Harrison G. Dyar's observations of collected insects and related rearing data for 1894. Entries are organized by specimen number and descriptions often begin with name, vegetation, locality, and date, followed with description. Descriptions cover appearance, colors, measurements, and frequently includes sketches of the specimen anatomy. There are loose inserts with notes relating to specimens. There are notes extending to 1897. Some specimens were sent from England. Locations include New York (Keene Valley, Westport).

Date Range

1894-1897

Start Date

1894

End Date

1897

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Entomology at 202-633-0990 to make an appointment.

Topic

Entomology

Place

  • United States
  • New York
  • Keene Valley
  • Westport

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-447

Collection name

Harrison G. Dyar Note books, Department of Entomology, 1882 - 1925

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Dept. of Entomology

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 15