Measurements of specimens of a collection made by J. Xantus at Cape Saint Lucas and vicinity, lower California, vol 4

Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Creator

Xántus, János, 1825-1894

Abstract

This is volume 4 of a catalog of specimens collected by John Xantus in lower California. This volume dates from November, 1859 - January 1860. Specimens present are varied, and include birds, eggs, nests, fish, mollusks, reptiles, mammals, shells, and crustaceans. Entries for each specimen also vary, and may include such information as species or common name, sex, physical measurements, and coloring. Field numbers for this volume range from 3351-3940.

Date Range

1859-1860

Start Date

Oct 31, 1859

End Date

Dec 31, 1859

Access Information

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.

Topic

Zoology

Place

  • California
  • United States

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-483

Collection name

John Xantus Field Books from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 33