Pickford, field notes, South Africa, 1926, Acc. # 318512

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Abstract

The volume contains the collecting notes of Grace E. Pickford, documenting her work in South Africa during May 4, 1926 - March 5, 1928. Entries are dated and headed with location, followed by observations of fauna and habitat. These include type of specimen, habitat, collecting location, and remarks. Remarks generally provide additional information about specimen characteristics. Some entries are more narrative in structure and describe activities and observations of environment. Includes hand drawn maps. This field book documents accession #318512 at Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History.

Date Range

1926-1928

Start Date

1926

End Date

1928

Access Information

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Topic

Invertebrates

Place

South Africa

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-294

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records, c. 1925 - 1928

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1