SIA Acc. 12-475, Stejneger, Leonhard 1851-1943, Leonhard Stejneger Field Books, 1871-1883

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Summary

This collection contains two field books by Leonhard Stejneger, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. These field books contain dated entries detailing hunting, collecting, and observation of birds, including physical descriptions and other relevant data. Field books are organized by species, and localities may include but may not be limited to Hawaii, Japan, the Faeroe Islands, and Bering Island in the Russian Commander Islands group. One of the books is in Norwegian and the dates for the collection range from 1871-1883. Some sketches are also included.

Subject

Stejneger, Leonhard 1851-1943

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

  • 1871
  • 1871-1883

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-475

Physical description

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

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