1959-1960 West Virginia, 1961 Florida, 1961 Highlands

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The field notes document work of Perry Holt relating to the study of invertebrates in West Virginia and Florida during September 12, 1959 - August 15, 1961. Entries are usually dated and vary in content. They list a combination of collecting details such as locality (e.g. county, state and landmarks), specimen number (e.g. 1 or H-25), elevation, information about photographs taken, description of habitat, collecting method, as well as water and air temperature. Also includes lists of expenses. There are additional identifiers that were recorded later (1233 - 1450). Locations also include Georgia.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 12, 1959

End Date

Aug 15, 1961

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  • Branchiobdellidae
  • Freshwater invertebrates


  • West Virginia
  • United States
  • Georgia
  • Florida


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-004

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records, 1947-1984

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives