Hobbs, journal 1964

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Abstract

The journal documents Horton Hobbs' work on aquatic invertebrates in Dominica during 1964. The journal begins with an index listing station number (39 to 100) and location (e.g. Melville Hall) with corresponding pages. Entries are narrative in structure and describe travel details, daily activities and work, interactions with colleagues, descriptions of collecting locations and collecting methods, specimens collected (scientific name), and specimen characteristics. Entries are often detailed and lengthy. It is unclear if pre-printed dates correspond with entry dates.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

1964

End Date

1964

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Topic

  • Limnology
  • Crayfish
  • Invertebrates

Place

Dominica

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-212

Collection name

Horton H. Hobbs, Jr. Papers, 1931-1985

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives