Field correspondence August - October 1964

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Abstract

This field correspondence documents work completed during the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, August to October 1964. Correspondence documents travel, supplies, shipments of specimens, and other logistics It also describes field work challenges, interactions (several references to an adopted pet dog), and observations of local flora and fauna. These include bird lists with notes on abundance, and sometimes date and description of studies of rat populations. There is some description of terrain. Locations include Pribilof, Alaska; Kure Island [Hawaii]. Correspondents are numerous.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

Jul 31, 1964

End Date

Sep 30, 1964

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Kure Atoll
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Alaska
  • American Samoa
  • Pribilof Islands

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU000245

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 20 Folder 9