SIA Acc. 12-303, Howell, Arthur H (Arthur Holmes) 1872-1940, Arthur Holmes Howell Field Notes, 1884-1937

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Summary

This collection contains 16 field books created by Arthur Holmes Howell, originally maintained by the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds. Howell's field books span from 1884 to 1937, with bulk dates in the 1880s and 1890s, and include notes on birds observed and collected mainly in Long Island and Brooklyn in New York and other east coast states, but also parts of the Midwest. States include New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, Georgia, Ohio, Montana, Maine, Texas, New Mexico, Tennessee, Illinois, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Utah, Arkansas, and Alabama.

Subject

Howell, Arthur H (Arthur Holmes) 1872-1940

Notes

For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1884
  • 1884-1937

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-303

Physical description

1.73 cu. ft. (1.73 non-standard size boxes)

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