Hobbs, journal 1966

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Abstract

The journal documents Horton Hobbs' work on aquatic invertebrates in Dominica during 1965 to 1966. The journal begins with contact information on various pages. The January 1st entry contains an index listing station number (101 to 132), location (e.g. Warner R. 2 mi N. Ponte Cassé), and corresponding pages or what appears to be dates. Entries are narrative in structure and describe travel details, daily work and activities, interactions with locals and colleagues, collecting locations, specimens collected (scientific name), specimen characteristics, and observations of invertebrate abundance. It is unclear if the pre-printed dates correspond with entry dates.

Date Range

1965-1966

Start Date

1965

End Date

1966

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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