John Brooks Henderson, Jr., Cuba, Trinidad, 1920.

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Creator

  • Henderson, J. B. (John Brooks), 1870-1923
  • Henderson, J. B. (John Brooks), 1870-1923

Abstract

John Brooks Henderson, Jr., a diplomatic advisor to China, was a shell collector. Interested in the marine shell life of the West Indies, he participated in several expeditions to the Caribbean. He also traveled to collect marine mollusks along the Southeastern United States. His collections were donated to the United States National Museum. He did volunteer work in the Division of Mollusks in his spare time, and wrote several articles for the Proceedings of the United States National Museum and Bulletin of the United States National Museum. This field book includes a list few station notes, numbered 354 to 363, from a specimen collection field trip, and a page of diary notes, but it does not include any detailed list of collected species.

Date Range

1920

Start Date

1920

End Date

1920

Access Information

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Topic

  • Marine biology
  • Mollusks

Place

  • Cuba
  • Trinidad

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-315

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History (U. S.), Department of Invertebrate Zoology, curatorial records, 1893-1969

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1, folder 10