Field journal, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Florida, 1894-1901

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Abstract

This field book details Alexander Wetmore's field work with birds from 1894-1901. Localities include Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Florida. Dated entries relate Wetmore's childhood observations of birds, and contain such information as species, sex, molt, calls, terrain, activity, and habits. Most of the information consists of detailed listening, observing, and interacting notes. There are also some bird lists with numbers and other relevant information.

Date Range

1894-1901

Start Date

Nov 13, 1894

End Date

Dec 23, 1901

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
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Minnesota
  • Florida
  • Wisconsin

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-331

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Field Books, 1894-1975, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 75