Thompson, Max C., 1964-1967

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This item consists of the field notes of Max C. Thompson from his work with the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey in 1965 and 1966. The notes document Thompson's activities observing, banding, and collecting birds on various Pacific islands including Baker Island, Birnie Island, Christmas Island, Enderbury Island, Hawaii, Howland Island, Hull Island, Johnston Atoll, McKean Island, and Palmyra Island. Included are maps of several American Samoa islands. A report from the Southern Island Cruise number 11 is also present, and includes an itinerary.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 08, 1965

End Date

Jan 01, 1966

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  • Animals
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Birds
  • Sea birds
  • Ornithology
  • Ornithologists


  • Enderbury Atoll
  • Kiritimati
  • United States
  • Honolulu
  • Johnston Atoll
  • Hawaii
  • American Samoa
  • Kiribati


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

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 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 28 Folder 6