Taylor, William Ralph, accession 212998, fish collection notes, 1953-1956, part 1

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This binder contains a portion (part 1 of 3) of fish collection notes of William R. Taylor from 1953 to 1956. Each sheet records collections made at one locality on one day. Information on each sheet includes locality, collector, date, method of collection, and a list of the name and number of each species collected. Some records also include habitat information, specimen lengths, USNM numbers, and additional details. W.R. Taylor is the primary collector of specimens recorded in this binder. Localities are in Kansas (WRT 53-2, WRT 54-1 to WRT 54-5), Mississippi (Mi 55-1 to Mi 55-3), Arkansas (Ark 56-1), and Louisiana (La 54-1 to La 54-9, La 55-1 to La 55-31).

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At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Fishes at (301) 238-1736 to make an appointment.




  • Mississippi
  • United States
  • Louisiana
  • Kansas
  • Arkansas


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007220

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.), collected notes, lists, catalogs, illustrations, and records on fishes, circa 1835-1974 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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