D. B. Burrows field notes, 1897-1899, undated

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Abstract

Includes two notebooks that document D. B. Burrow's specimen collecting. The first notebook is undated and lists names of collectors, sometimes their location, followed by specimens selected, desired, and whether to inquire about price. Specimen description includes common name and measurements. The second notebooks documents details for specimens 740-798, dated 1897-1899. Pages contain stamped fields. Specimen details vary, including A.O.U. no., name, locality, incubation, collector, nest, and sent to. Some include extensive measurements. Collecting locations are across Illinois and Texas.

Date Range

1889 - 1919

Start Date

1889

End Date

1919

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0794 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Illinois
  • Texas

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 14-192

Collection name

D. B. Burrows Field Notes, 1870 - 1919, 1940, undated, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds