Diary, 1893, of trip to southwestern Pennsylvania

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The diary documents a trip taken by Edward Preble observing birds in southwestern Pennsylvania, June to July 1893. Entries are dated, and sometimes location is noted at the top of the page. Includes lists of birds observed, weather, vegetation, and terrain. Birds and nests observed in the area are mentioned in the text. Sites include the vicinity of New Paris and Jenners Crossroads.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 02, 1893

End Date

Jul 15, 1893

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Jenners Crossroads
  • New Paris
  • Pennsylvania


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007252

Collection name

Edward Alexander Preble Papers, 1887-1957 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 11 Folder 2