Diary, 1916 - 1917

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Abstract

The diary documents Andrew Caudell's daily work during 1916 - 1917. Dated entries describe collecting trips, lab work, some personal activities, as well as work of and with colleagues. Specimen numbers are written in the margins next to narrative. Sometimes entries describe insect behavior in the wild. Collecting trips often give details about weather and environment. Descriptions of insects usually include appearance and state of development. There are some specimen lists with number, type, and age. Collecting took place around museum facilities, District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland including Plummers Island.

Date Range

1916-1917

Start Date

1916

End Date

1917

Access Information

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Topic

Entomology

Place

  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • Plummers Island
  • Virginia
  • Maryland

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 4