Robert P. Higgins Papers : field notes, Venezuela, 1986.

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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 includes notes about a field trip to Venezuela. The notes show for each site the field number, date, locality, habitat, initials of collectors, taxa of specimens, acknowledgments and remarks. They include the drawing of a map, as well as an inventory and budget notes.

Date Range

1986

Start Date

1986

End Date

1986

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Marine invertebrates--South America

Place

Venezuela

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 15