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August Busck notebooks, field notes III May 1899, AB66 - AB116

Catalog Data

Collection name:
Papers of August Busck, Department of Entomology, 1896 - 1934
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Dept. of Entomology
Box 2
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Aqueduct Bridge (historical)
District of Columbia
Chain Bridge
United States
Date Range:
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The field notes document the collecting of August Busck during 1899 in the vicinity of District of Columbia, including northern Virginia. Entries are dated and headed with name and specimen number as well as collecting location (often refers to local landmarks, i.e. Aqueduct bridge). Entries describe portions of life cycle of specimens, with notes on characteristics (appearance, diet) and sometimes dates relating to development. Some specimen notes are listed on loose inserts. Entries start from the front and back of notebook. From the back is a list of specimen number, name and type of vegetation.
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Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-445
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Entomology at 202-633-0990 to make an appointment.
See more records from this collection:
Papers of August Busck, Department of Entomology, 1896 - 1934
See more records associated with this person:
Busck, August, 1870-1944
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project