Diary 1891-1892

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The journal documents Andrew Caudell's collecting and experiments, January 28 - November 17, 1891. Title page states that the journal covers January 28, 1891 to February 10, 1892, but entries after November 17th are missing. At the beginning of the notebook is a key used by Caudell to indicate if the dated entry covers habit, description, experimental, of interest, collecting, time of appearance, hibernation, and / or importance. Entries are dated and give extensive descriptions of insect appearance (coloring, anatomy, state of development) and environment where collected. Most collecting seems to occur in the vicinity of his home.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 28, 1891

End Date

Nov 17, 1891

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  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007162

Collection name

Andrew Nelson Caudell Papers, circa 1889-1935

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 2