SIA Acc. 12-574, Carriker, Melbourne Armstrong 1879-1965, Melbourne Armstrong Carriker Field Books, 1909-1952

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Summary

This collection contains six items by Melbourne Armstrong Carriker, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. These items consist of three field books, two maps, and one box of index cards. Dates range from 1909-1921 and localities for this collection include but may not be limited to Mexico, Colombia, Curacao, and Trinidad and Tobago. Materials include bird specimen lists with field numbers and descriptions of species and specimens, daily journal-style entries detailing collecting efforts, maps depicting collecting sites, and index cards and notes describing specimens within Carriker's collection.

Creator

Carriker, Melbourne Armstrong 1879-1965

Subject

Carriker, Melbourne Armstrong 1879-1965

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
  • 1909-1952

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Form/Genre

  • Field notes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-574

Physical description

0.65 cu. ft. (0.65 non-standard size boxes)