Field specimen catalog, 1949-1996

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This field specimen catalog details the collecting of birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians by Joe T. Marshall from 1949-1996. Localities include but are not limited to the United States, Mexico, Thailand, the Philippines, Nepal, Indonesia, and Burma (Myanmar). The catalog is organized by date and ascending collection number and contains entries which may include any or all of the following information: specific locality, sex, fat, molt, weight, physical measurements, coloring, stomach contents, terrain, and altitude. There are also a number of animal sketches and one color photograph of an owl. The collection numbers range from 3851-7352, with some numbers absent.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 17, 1949

End Date

Oct 04, 1996

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.


  • Animals
  • Herpetology
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Myanmar
  • United States
  • Philippines
  • Mexico
  • Thailand
  • Nepal
  • Indonesia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches
  • Maps
  • Color photographs

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