SIA Acc. 12-485, Richmond, Charles Wallace 1868-1932, Charles Wallace Richmond Field Notes, 1911

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Summary

This collection contains four field books compiled by Charles Wallace Richmond, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. These are four volumes which contain original bird specimen labels from the United States National Museum (USNM). Labels are numbered 1-351759, and contain such information as field number, species, locality, sex, collector, date, and survey. Labels range from many different years and localities, some of which include the United States, Costa Rica, Guatemala, China, Canada, Greece, Peru, Chile, Hungary, and Japan. Collectors are also wide-ranging, but include Robert Ridgway, L. Belding, George Shoemaker, John Xantus, George Suckley, R. J. Pollard, Titian Ramsay Peale, Spencer Fullerton Baird, and Edward J. Brown. The books are generally organized by species.

Subject

  • Richmond, Charles Wallace 1868-1932
  • Ridgway, Robert 1850-1929
  • Belding, L
  • Shoemaker, George
  • Suckley, George 1830-1869
  • Pollard, R. J
  • Peale, Titian Ramsay 1799-1885
  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Brown, Edward J
  • Xántus, János 1825-1894
  • United States National Museum

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

1911

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-485

Physical description

0.43 cu. ft. (0.43 non-standard size boxes)

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