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Collection name:
Donald S. Erdman Papers, 1948
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 1 Folder 3
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Persian Gulf
Saudi Arabia
Red Sea
Date Range:
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Address, report, and other materials (perhaps reference materials) concerning Erdman's collecting activities in the Persian Gulf region and fishes, marine life, and freshwater life in the Persian Gulf region and in Jidda on the Red Sea. Erdman's address and report appear to be unpublished. The address lists specimens preserved, presents facts about the Gulf (e.g. temperatures, tide), and discusses collecting methods. The report summarizes the purpose of Erdman's trip, discusses the localities in which he collected, summarizes activities and collections, and summarizes results. Reference materials may be extracted from published leaflets and other materials. A map of the area Erdman collected in is included.
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Accession #:
SIA RU007428
Access Information:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project