Robert P. Higgins Papers : field notes, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Florida, 1980, 1985.

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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 field book is related to trips in 1980 and 1985 to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Florida. Higgins gives station notes, with dates from April 13, 1980 to February 4, 1985, times and depths, localities names and coordinates, local conditions and collected specimens. At the other end of the book are pencil diagrams of an apparatus.

Date Range

1980, 1985

Start Date

1980

End Date

Feb 04, 1985

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Topic

  • Marine invertebrates
  • Zoology

Place

  • Hong Kong
  • Taiwan
  • Florida

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 6