Siberian journal, 1989

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This field book consists of the field notes of Stanwyn G. Shetler from field work conducted in Siberia in 1983 and 1989. The first part of the book is labeled "Journal of American-Soviet Botanical Exchange Unit, 1983, 27 June - 4 August." Entries are narrative and describe Shetler's travel, meeting with colleagues, observations of birds, and collecting activities. Localities include Moscow and Gorno Altaisk [sic]. The second part of the book includes notes from a trip to Novosibirsk for "joint Soviet-American Conference on results of previous botanical exchanges", 1989. Includes a list of American participants and Soviet participants. Entries are narrative and describe daily activities. Shetler includes lists of plants seen and collected, and birds observed.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 27, 1983

End Date

Jul 19, 1989

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Ornithology


  • Gorno-Altaysk
  • Novosibirsk
  • Siberia
  • Russia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 09-267

Collection name

Curatorial Correspondence, 1955-2009

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 10 Folder 18