Robert P. Higgins Papers : field notes, Dominican Republic, Haiti, 1980.

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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 shows notes for field trips to the Dominican Republic and Haiti in 1980. Inserted are the photocopy of part of a map of Hispaniola, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, annotated in pencil with dates on certain locations; an advertising card for a shop, and a note with coordinates for Cap Haitien. The field book includes text and drawings. The notes are dated from November 2 to 10, 1980. They inlcude station numbering, names, coordinates and details on soil and specimens.

Date Range

1980

Start Date

Nov 02, 1980

End Date

1980

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Topic

  • Marine invertebrates
  • Marine biology--Caribbean Sea
  • Zoology
  • Marine invertebrates--Caribbean Sea

Place

  • Haiti
  • Dominican Republic

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 7