SIA Acc. 12-334, Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984, Watson M. Perrygo Field Books, 1928-1940

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This collection contains 21 field books by Watson M. Perrygo, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. These items are primarily field journals and field catalogs of specimens collected from 1928-1940. Localities include but are not limited to Cuba, Haiti, Kentucky, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Florida. Additional individuals who contributed to the documents in this collection include John Carleton Lingebach, James Cole, H. G. Deignan, Gregor Rohwer, Lee Hamilton Parish, S. W. Parish, Henry R. Schaefer, Charles L. Wheeler, and W. M. Poole.


  • Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
  • Cole, James
  • Lingebach, John Carleton
  • Parish, Lee Hamilton
  • Parish, S. W (Semmes Wilder) 1872-1943
  • Poole, W. M
  • Rohwer, Gregor
  • Schaefer, Henry R
  • Wheeler, Charles L
  • Deignan, H. G (Herbert Girton) 1906-1968


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


  • 1928
  • 1928-1940


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-334

Physical description

2.27 cu. ft. (2.27 non-standard size boxes)

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