Owen Bryant and William Palmer Field Book, c. 1909

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Summary

This collection contains one field book by Owen Bryant and William Palmer, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. This notebook is a listing and description of bird specimens in the British Museum collection. No dates or localities are provided, but these specimens were presumably collected by Bryant and Palmer in Java (Jawa), Indonesia, around 1909. Entries include descriptions of birds by sex, physical measurements, and coloring. Some additional miscellaneous notes are present, as well as some sketches.

Subject

  • Bryant, Owen
  • Palmer, William
  • British 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

  • 1909
  • c 1909

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-573

Physical description

0.11 cu. ft. (0.11 non-standard size boxes)