Field notes, 1928

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Creator

Bartsch, Paul, 1871-1960

Abstract

The field notes document the work of Paul Bartsch in Puerto Rico during 1928. Includes a letter to L. Stejneger dated July 18, 1928. Entries are dated (June 7 to September 6) and mostly narrative in structure. Entries contain travel details, daily activities and interactions with colleagues, observations of wildlife, and specimen collecting, and sometimes time of day. Also include descriptions organized by station number. Contains lists of birds (common name) observed, drawings with notations about collecting sites, and a list of lizards, amphibians, and birds collected with tin tag number. There are notes relating to bird collecting. Appears to contain notes from another individual for August 12 - 22, 1928. Locations include Vega Alta and Matangas.

Date Range

1928

Start Date

Jun 07, 1928

End Date

Sep 06, 1928

Access Information

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Topic

  • Herpetology
  • Birds
  • Invertebrates
  • Mollusks
  • Freshwater Invertebrates
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Puerto Rico
  • Vega Alta

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-213

Collection name

Paul Bartsch Papers, 1907-1937, 1989

Physical Description

field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 8