SIA Acc. 12-473, Smith, Hugh M (Hugh McCormick) 1865-1941, Hugh M. Smith Field Books, 1925-1934

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Summary

This collection contains seven field books by Hugh M. Smith, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. These field books consist of catalogs and specimen lists of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and insects collected in Siam (Thailand) from 1925-1934. Dated entries in these catalogs may include more than one specimen, and may include species name, sex, locality, physical measurements, altitude, and additional brief notes. Field numbers for the items in this collection range from 1-7428, and there are some sketches and other notes.

Subject

Smith, Hugh M (Hugh McCormick) 1865-1941

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

  • 1925
  • 1925-1934

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-473

Physical description

0.76 cu. ft. (0.76 non-standard size boxes)

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