Field notebook, January-May, 1938

Close
Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
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.
 

Abstract

This field notebook details the work of Joe T. Marshall with birds and mammals from January - May, 1938. Localities include but may not be limited to areas within California. The notebook is separated into three parts: "List of species recorded in field notebook under species accounts," "General Comment," and "Species Accounts in Phylogenetic Order except that Birds are Placed after Mammals." Within these sections are detailed accounts of bird observation and collecting, as well as species lists complete with general and specific information regarding that species. Entries are dated, and often include locality, time, numbers of birds, behavior, and calls. Some sketches are also included.

Date Range

1938

Start Date

Dec 31, 1937

End Date

Apr 30, 1938

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
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • California

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-576

Collection name

Joe T. Marshall Field Notes, 1932-2001, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 56