Field catalog and specimen list, 1857-1858

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Abstract

This item is a field catalog of bird egg and nest specimens collected by John Xantus at Fort Tejon, California from 1857-1858. Collection numbers range from 47-2181 with many numbers skipped. Dated entries include collection number of skin, species as identified by skin, supposed species, number of eggs and nests, and additional remarks such as nest location.

Date Range

1857-1858

Start Date

Jun 05, 1857

End Date

Jun 20, 1858

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

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • California
  • Old Fort Tejon

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