Hobbs, 1973-1974 (1)

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Abstract

The sheets and maps document the field work of Horton H. Hobbs during 1973-1974. The maps include notations and document routes traveled for Kentucky-Arkansas trip in April 1973 with G. [Georgia]Hobbs, and Jean E. Pugh; Kentucky with H. Hobbs III (his son). The data sheets are divided into two sections. The first section includes sheets that list: no. (e.g. 4-1173-1); date; co. & state; drainage system; loc. [locality]; water, flow, width, depth, temp., bottom; vegetation; shore; weather; air temp.; weather; time; capture [method]; det. [determination]; and coll. [collectors]. On some sheets there are extensive notations about location information, specimens, and preservation methods. Locations are in Arkansas, Kentucky. The second grouping covers location in Virginia and includes a notebook of notes for the Dismal Swamp.

Date Range

1973-1974

Start Date

1973

End Date

1974

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Topic

  • Limnology
  • Invertebrates

Place

  • United States
  • Kentucky
  • Arkansas
  • Virginia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-212

Collection name

Horton H. Hobbs, Jr. Papers, 1931-1985

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives