SIA Acc. 12-324, Palmer, William, William Palmer Field Notes, 1836-1921

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This collection contains 22 field books on birds collected by William Palmer, originally maintained by the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds. Documents range from 1836-1921, and include such localities as the United States, Canada, Cuba, Indonesia, Belize, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Included within this collection are field notes and catalogs of bird and mammal specimens, black-and-white photographs, manuscripts, and other miscellaneous notes and materials.


Palmer, William


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



Repository Loc.

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


  • 1836
  • 1836-1921


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions
  • Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-324

Physical description

2.38 cu. ft. (2.38 non-standard size boxes)

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