Ludwig, James P., 1963-1964

ID: SIA RU000245

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1963-1964

Citation: National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

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Creator

Ludwig, James P.

Abstract

This item consists of the field notes of James P. Ludwig from his work with the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey in 1963 and 1964. Ludwig's field notes document his activities collecting and preparing skins and skeletons of birds on various Pacific Ocean islands including Midway Island and Kure Atoll. The notes also describe, to a lesser extent, tagging seals, collecting rats and mice, and surveying local vegetation. Included is one hand drawn map of a Booby colony. Original materials are interspersed with photocopied field notes.

Date Range

1963-1964

Start Date

Sep 01, 1963

End Date

May 07, 1964

Access Information

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Topic

  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Birds
  • Sea birds
  • Ornithology
  • Ornithologists

Place

  • United States
  • Midway Islands
  • Kure Atoll
  • Hawaii

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU000245

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 27 Folder 6