Falco columbarius, 1 letter J.L. Peters to CW. Richmond, 22 June 1927

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The folder contains 1 letter and notes concerning specimen of Falco columbarius. In the letter from James L. Peters to C. W. Richmond, dated June 22, 1927, sent from the Museum of Comparative Zoology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Peters references 28 skins collected in Alaska. Accompanying the letter are his notes on the specimens, including range, measurements, and a specimen list with owning institution (USNM, Biol. Surv.), specimen number, location of collection, sex, and age.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 22, 1927

End Date

Jun 22, 1927

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Alaska


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007215

Collection name

Collected Notes, Lists, and Catalogs on Birds, 1839, 1849-1851, 1855-1987

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 6 Folder 35