Robert P. Higgins Papers : field notes, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, circa 1976.

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Abstract

Robert P. Higgins, born in 1932, is an invertebrate zoologist who held various positions at the Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of Natural History, 1968-1996. The Smithsonian Institution Archives house field notes that document his collecting trips around the world. This particular field book includes notes on field trips to Florida, South Carolina and North Carolina. The station list has dates ranging from July 13 to July 20, 1976. Locations, coordinates, depth and details on specimens collections are given for each station. Higgins also noted population counts for each species, and details on modes of collection and processing. Some additional notes are inserted.

Date Range

1976

Start Date

Jul 13, 1976

End Date

Jul 20, 1976

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Animals
  • Zoology
  • Mollusks
  • Invertebrates

Place

  • North Carolina
  • Florida
  • South Carolina

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-105

Collection name

Robert P. Higgins Papers, 1957-1960, 1963-1965, 1968, 1972, 1976-1993

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1, folder 1