Diary, 1924-1926

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Abstract

The diary primarily documents Andrew Caudell's work during January 3, 1924 - October 4, 1926. Entries are dated and typed. They describe daily work (e.g. determinations), interactions with colleagues, sometimes weather, excerpts of correspondence, a news clipping, field work completed, and personal observations. Field work entries describe location, environment, vegetation, and insects (type, appearance, state of development, sometimes behavior). Field work is conducted in the vicinity of the District of Columbia. In 1925, he took a trip to western Washington and California before driving back to the east coast United States.

Date Range

1924-1926

Start Date

Jan 03, 1924

End Date

Oct 04, 1926

Access Information

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Topic

Entomology

Place

  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • California
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • Washington

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 10