Cuba, 1914

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This notebook documents the work of Paul Bartsch in Cuba during May 1 - 26, 1914. Entries provide information about dates, travel details, station numbers, time of collection, and account of expenses. Occasionally, there are drawings of specimens, descriptions of collection methods, and lists of specimens with their scientific names. There are newspaper clippings with the information on the expedition. Locations include Habana [Havana], Sierra Viñales, El Tumbadero, and Dos Hermanos. There is another set of data that provides a list of specimens collected: scientific name, count, measurements, and some other characteristics. Pages of the notebook are numbered.

Date Range


Start Date

May 01, 1914

End Date

May 26, 1914

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  • Animals
  • Mollusks
  • Invertebrates
  • Freshwater Invertebrates


  • Cuba
  • Havana


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Clippings (information artifacts)

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-213

Collection name

Paul Bartsch Papers, 1907-1937, 1989

Physical Description

field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 7