Diary, 1930, of trips to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia and Washington, DC

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Abstract

The unbound diary documents Edward Preble's trips to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia and Washington, DC during April 20 - December 24, 1930. Entries are dated, some are headed with locations, and narrative in style. Entries include names of colleagues as well as details about interactions and activities; wildlife observed, sometimes including quantities; observed birds with common names; vegetation; daily activities and notes on meetings of the American Humane Association and the American Ornithologists' Union, notes on individuals, and lists of photographs taken. Locations mentioned include the vicinity of Kezar Falls, Maine; Bullneck Run, Virginia; and Ossipee, New Hampshire.

Date Range

1930

Start Date

Apr 20, 1930

End Date

Dec 24, 1930

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Vermont
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • Maine
  • Pennsylvania
  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
  • New Hampshire
  • Ossipee
  • Bullneck Run
  • Kezar Falls
  • Virginia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007252

Collection name

Edward Alexander Preble Papers, 1887-1957 and undated

Physical Description

1 diary

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 14 Folder 7