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POBSP, Field Notes, Hackman, volume 55

Catalog Data:
Collection name:
National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds
Sublocation:
Volume 55
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Scientific illustrations
Place:
United States
Rawaki
Howland Island
Baker Island
Jarvis Island
Enderbury Atoll
McKean Atoll; McKean Island
Kiritimati
Palmyra Atoll
Kiribati
Starbuck
Malden
Date Range:
1964
Start Date:
19640129
End Date:
19641127
Abstract:
This volume contains multiple field books. Volume 55 documents work completed during the for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1964. 1) is a copy of the journal, plant sketches, and catalog of C. Douglas Hackman during the Southern Island Cruise, #4 . Covers cruise entries February to March 1964. Daily, dated, journal style entries document life aboard ship (USS Lippan), facilities, daily activities, specimen collecting, detailed observations of vegetation and wildlife on islands visited, and some reference to insects observed. Some entries are headed with locations. Locations include Howland Island, Baker Island, Phoenix Island [Rawaki], Jarvis, Christmas [Kiritimati], Palmyra, Fanning [Tabuaeran], Washington. Plant drawings have corresponding table of data about where they were observed. 2) Hackmans' journal covers June 5 - November 27, 1964 Cruise on the USS Takelma. Entries are much the same as the previous, and the cruise additionally visited Malden, Starbuck, McKean, Line Islands.
Topic:
Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
Ornithology
Botany
Entomology
Accession #:
SIA RU000245
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0794 to make an appointment.
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National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923
See more records associated with this person:
Hackman, C. Douglas
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project