Miscellaneous field notes and specimen lists

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This item consists of miscellaneous field notes and specimen lists from the field work of Bernard R. Ross, dating from 1848-1862. Lists include bird, egg, and mammal specimens donated to the Smithsonian Institution with species name, date, locality, sex, physical characteristics and measurements, collector, and additional remarks. There are multiple lists, but the largest is numbered 1-1994. There are also additional separate notes on certain species, as well as an invoice and a portion of an index to Ross' catalog. Localities mentioned include but may not be limited to areas within the Northwest Territories of Canada.

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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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Northwest Territories
  • Canada


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-470

Collection name

Bernard R. Ross Field Notes from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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


Box 29