Diary, August 1-December 31, 1920

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The diary documents Andrew Caudell's work during August 1 - December 31, 1920. Includes details of field work in Montana (Monida, Bozeman). These entries are dated and describe travel, environment, insects found (type, condition, state of growth), environment, details from discussions with local inhabitants about their observations of insects (including grasshoppers) and resulting damage, as well as use of poisons. Specimen numbers are listed in the margins along side entries. Other entries describe daily work, personal activities, and collecting in vicinity of District of Columbia including Virginia.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 01, 1920

End Date

Dec 31, 1920

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  • District of Columbia
  • Montana
  • United States
  • Bozeman
  • Virginia
  • Monida


  • 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 6