Merrill, Richard W., 1964

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Abstract

This item consists of the field notes of Richard W. Merrill from his work with the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey in 1964. The field notes document Merrill's time at sea near Hawaii and Johnston Atoll, shooting and collecting birds and counting birds and seals. The entry for Saturday, August 8 is written as a poem.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

Aug 03, 1964

End Date

Sep 19, 1964

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Birds
  • Seals (Animals)
  • Sea birds
  • Ornithology
  • Ornithologists

Place

  • Lisianski Island
  • United States
  • Johnston Atoll
  • Hawaii
  • Pearl and Hermes Reef

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Poems

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 10