Miscellaneous notebooks mostly containing natural history notes and drawings

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This item measures roughly 5 inches in length. 3 pages of content. Included is a sketched map labeled Matawan Mts, presumably in Matawan, New Jersey, and half page of miscellaneous field notes with a sketch. The identification of the sketch is "gonotus", a type of crustacean. The abbreviations "NY" possibly indicate the specimen was collected in New York. The abbreviation "N.G.", found in many of Rafinesques' books in this collection, likely stand for "New Genus". The first page includes what seems like a list of names, one of which looks like "W. A. Wharton". Undated.

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  • Crustacea
  • Naturalists
  • Crustaceans


  • New York
  • United States
  • New Jersey


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Scientific illustrations
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007250

Collection name

C. S. (Constantine Samuel) Rafinesque papers, 1815-1834 and undated

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 7 Envelope 3