Griffin, Charles W. 2 of 2, 1969 - 1970

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Abstract

The correspondence between O. L. Cartwright and Charles W. Griffin relating to his collecting in southern Texas, 1969. Correspondence covers personal and professional exchanges, specimen collecting, shipments, care of specimens, field observations, and determinations. Letters occasionally have extended sections discussing appearance and habitat of collected insects. Griffin indicated that he collected from neotoma nests. Listed characteristics include appearance (color), measurements, trapping method, presence of larvae, and behavior. Includes shipment lists with notes on habitat.

Date Range

1969

Start Date

1969

End Date

1969

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Topic

  • Entomology
  • Mammalogy

Place

  • United States
  • Texas
  • Corpus Christi

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007338

Collection name

Oscar L. Cartwright Papers, 1929-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 5 Folder 2