H. G. Dyar bluebook 741 - 900

ID: SIA Acc. 12-447

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1899-1900

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

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Abstract

The notebook documents Harrison G. Dyar's observations of collected insects and related rearing data for 1899 - 1900. Entries are organized by specimen numbers 741 - 900, though not always sequential. Entries begin with name, vegetation, collector if other than Dyar, date, followed by descriptions. These entail behavior and appearance including colors and measurements with related dates. Includes sketches of specimen anatomy (some with leaves), notes, edits, used as a receipt book for Mrs. Dyar, 1878. Locations are in New York (Bellport, Brookhaven); Virginia (Chain Bridge); and Florida (Palm Beach).

Date Range

1899-1900

Start Date

1899

End Date

1900

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

  • Bellport
  • New York
  • Palm Beach
  • United States
  • Brookhaven
  • Florida
  • Virginia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

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 22