Guyana, 1988

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Abstract

This folder contains the field notes and other miscellaneous notes of Margaret Collins, from field work conducted in Guyana, circa 1982-1988 (dates questionable). Several handwritten reports on Guyana field work (1982-1983) feature different handwriting and are probably by Gaye Williams and Elaine Lowry who collected insects, and F. A. Harrington who collected bats. The reports describe overview and scope of specimen collecting, and challenges encountered. Also included is a notebook with narrative notes on collecting trips, hand drawn maps, and field data. Field data possibly includes: CR numbers, date, time, scientific names, quantity, sex, and behavioral observations of ants. Includes many miscellaneous notes and materials that are not field documentation.

Date Range

1982-1988

Start Date

1982

End Date

1988

Access Information

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Topic

  • Entomology
  • Termites

Place

Guyana

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 01-038

Collection name

Curatorial Records, 1959-1996

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 4