SIA Acc. 12-488, Barber, John C, John C. Barber Field Books, 1978-1980

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This collection contains three field books by John C. Barber, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. Dates for this collection range from 1978-1980 and localities include but may not be limited to Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, La Vega, La Altagracia, and Haiti. Material consists of three bird specimen lists, entries of which include information such as date, species name, sex, locality, weight, physical measurements, preparation method, and additional brief notes. Field numbers are also provided, as is a photocopy of one of the notebooks. Additional collectors include David W. Steadman, M. E. Melville, and Katherine L. Pruitt.


  • Barber, John C
  • Melville, M. E
  • Pruitt, Katherine L
  • Steadman, David W


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


  • 1978
  • 1978-1980


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-488

Physical description

0.32 cu. ft. (0.32 non-standard size boxes)

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