Marshall journal, Ponape, 1955-1956

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Abstract

This is a field journal by Joe T. Marshall, detailing his field work with birds on the island of Ponape [Pohnpei], Micronesia from June 30, 1955 - July 16, 1956. Dated entries detail accounts of observing and collecting birds throughout Arizona. Information included are times, altitudes, weather conditions, terrain and forest descriptions, bird lists with species and numbers, and sketched maps of specific localities. There are also charts and lists of specimen trapped or collected, accompanied by locations, physical measurements, and other information. Specimens discussed include birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and gastropods. The pages are numbered 69-218.

Date Range

1955-1956

Start Date

Jun 30, 1955

End Date

Jul 16, 1956

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
  • Herpetology
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Mollusks
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Pohnpei
  • Micronesia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches
  • Maps

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 57