Miller, George C., photographs and notes on Liberian fishes, 1952-1954

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Abstract

This box contains sheets of photographs and notes on fish collected in Liberia in 1952 to 1954. Affixed to each sheet is a black-and-white photograph of a fish and a sheet of notes about the fish. Fields include common name, scientific name, tribal name, scientific synonyms, world distribution, occurrence in Liberia, type of commercial gear used in taking species, page no. in Fowler and Irvine, tag no. sent to Smithsonian Institution, date, gear, and areas collected, and remarks. Tag numbers are approximately in the ranges of 2-11 and 1601-1798. Sheets are not in sequential order by tag number or in chronological order, and may not have been created in the field. It is unknown whether the photographs were taken in the field.

Date Range

1952-1954

Start Date

1952

End Date

1954

Access Information

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.

Topic

Ichthyology

Place

Liberia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

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 box

Physical Location

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