Field notes, Florida, May-June, 1968

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

Narrow Your Results


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.


This field book consists of the field notes of Silberglied on a trip from Pennsylvania to Florida in 1968. The first page of this book includes names of people in the group, with a list of localities visited (including date and time). Entries in the book are long and narrative and describe daily activities, collecting activities, personal reflections, and observations of insects, vertebrates, and other animals. Locations include: Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Localities in Florida include: Marathon, Lignumvitae Key.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 30, 1968

End Date

May 31, 1968

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at




  • North Carolina
  • United States
  • Lignumvitae Key
  • Marathon
  • Georgia
  • Florida
  • Virginia
  • South Carolina
  • Pennsylvania


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007316

Collection name

Robert E. Silberglied Papers, 1960-1982, with related materials to 1984

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 16 Folder 1