SIA Acc. 12-479, Weber, Walter A (Walter Alois) 1906-1979, Walter A. Weber Field Books, 1943-1955

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Summary

This collection contains two field books by Walter A. Weber, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. They are two bird specimen catalogs, one from the Weeks African Expedition in 1955, and the other from Mexico in 1943. Specific localities include but may not be limited to Cameroon, Chad, Tabasco, Veracruz, and Chiapas. Entries are dated, and include such information as common name, sex, specific locality, and some additional brief notes. Field numbers are present for both catalogs.

Subject

Weber, Walter A (Walter Alois) 1906-1979

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

  • 1943
  • 1943-1955

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-479

Physical description

0.22 cu. ft. (0.22 non-standard size boxes)

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