Notes on the Philippine Expedition of the Steam Albatross, volume I, October 16 1907 - January 18, 1908

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Creator

  • Bartsch, Paul, 1871-1960
  • Albatross Philippine Expedition (1907-1910)

Abstract

The volume documents the field work of Paul Bartsch during the Albatross Philippine Expedition, for the dates: October 16- 1907 to January 19, 1908. Entries are dated and narrative in structure, sometimes containing tables of data. They describe observations of wildlife and are often organized by time of day. These include notes about abundance, location, and characteristics. There are also descriptions of ship movements, observations of coastline, specimens collected, work completed, and daily activities. There are notes in the margins highlighting topics in the entries relating to birds, plankton and other fauna or to location. Contains a hand drawn map with notations and barometric and thermometric readings. Also includes a publication "A visit to Midway Island" from the Auk (1922) and "A list of birds collected by Dr. Paul Bartsch in the Philippine Islands, Borneo, Guam and Midway Island, with descriptions of three new forms" published by the U.S. National Museum (1909). Locations include but are not limited to the Philippines.

Date Range

1907-1908

Start Date

Oct 16, 1907

End Date

Jan 18, 1908

Access Information

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Topic

  • Marine Invertebrates
  • Birds
  • Invertebrates
  • Ornithology

Place

Philippines

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-213

Collection name

Paul Bartsch Papers, 1907-1937, 1989

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 1