Original labels, #1 - #15499

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This item is a book compiled by Charles W. Richmond in 1911 of original bird specimen labels from the USNM. Labels are numbered 1-15499, and contain such information as field number, species, locality, sex, collector, date, and survey. Labels range from many different years and localities, some of which include Washington state, New York, Texas, Florida, and California. Collectors are also wide-ranging, but include S. F. Baird, John Xantus, Titian Ramsay Peale, George Suckley, and R. J. Pollard. The book is generally organized by species.

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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
  • Ornithology


  • New York
  • United States
  • Texas
  • California
  • Florida
  • Washington


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-485

Collection name

Charles W. Richmond Field Notes, Original labels from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 36