Diary, 1921

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Abstract

The diary documents Andrew Caudell's work during January 1 - December 31, 1921. Dated entries are narrative in style, typed with handwritten notes. Entries describe daily work (e.g. insect determinations), general observations, work with colleagues, field work, and miscellaneous notes. Entries describing field work include type of insect, their appearance as well as coloring, state of development, location, environment, and vegetation. There are sections discussing common museum pests. Collecting occurred around work and home, in the vicinity District of Columbia including Maryland and Virginia.

Date Range

1921

Start Date

Jan 01, 1921

End Date

Dec 31, 1921

Access Information

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Topic

Entomology

Place

  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • 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 7