Charles W. Richmond Field Notes, Original labels from the Division of Birds
1 field book
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds
SIA Acc. 12-485
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This item is a book compiled by Charles W. Richmond in 1911 of original bird specimen labels from the USNM. Labels are numbered 1-15499, and contain such information as field number, species, locality, sex, collector, date, and survey. Labels range from many different years and localities, some of which include Washington state, New York, Texas, Florida, and California. Collectors are also wide-ranging, but include S. F. Baird, John Xantus, Titian Ramsay Peale, George Suckley, and R. J. Pollard. The book is generally organized by species.
By Andrea Hall, Fall Intern, Field Book Project There are items in the Field Book Project requiring conservation treatment so involved, that they span the terms of more than one intern. The book, “Original Labels, #1 - #15499” that Summer Conservation Intern, Tessa Gadomski wrote about in August was one...