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Field notes made by Marsh on the Smithsonian Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1912

Catalog Data

Collection name:
United States National Museum Collected Manuscripts, Correspondence, Drawings, Photographs, and Notes on Invertebrate Zoology, 1871-1951 and undated
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 3A Folder 12
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
Panama
Canal Zone
Rio Grande
Trinidad, Río
Chilibre, Río
Date Range:
1912
Start Date:
1912
End Date:
1912
Abstract:
These are the field notes of Charles Dwight Marsh from the Smithsonian Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1912. Also includes letter from John R. Downes to Marsh (February 12, 1912). Includes a transcript. The notebook is on plankton; algae sampling is ordered by specimen number with varying degrees of description. Usually includes type, location, and date. Sometimes includes description of vegetation in collecting environment, type of body of water, and method of storage. Locations in Panama include Catun Lake, Trinidad River, Chilibre River, and Rio Grande.
Topic:
Plankton  Search this
Algae  Search this
Invertebrates  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007260
Access Information:
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See more records from this collection:
United States National Museum Collected Manuscripts, Correspondence, Drawings, Photographs, and Notes on Invertebrate Zoology, 1871-1951 and undated
See more records associated with this person:
Marsh, C. Dwight (Charles Dwight)
See more records associated with this expedition:
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone (1910-1912)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI2166