Field Collector's Manual in Natural History

ID: SIA2009-2528

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Book

Date: 1944

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Libraries

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Summary

Title page to "A Field Collector's Manual in Natural History" (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1944), was prepared by members of the staff of the Smithsonian Institution. The manual, with directions on collecting natural history specimens, was sent to soldiers stationed abroad during World War II who wished to collect specimens for the United States National Museum.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Field Collector's Manual in Natural History
  • United States. Army

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Libraries

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1944

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Natural History
  • Volunteers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Publications
  • Collectors and collecting
  • National Collections
  • Natural history

Form/Genre

  • Book
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2009-2528

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 4.5w x 5.5h; Type of Image: Book; Medium: Paper

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