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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
Sublocation:
Box 2
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Sketches
Place:
Maryland
District of Columbia
United States
Date Range:
1896
Start Date:
18960830
End Date:
18961005
Abstract:
The field notes document the collecting of August Busck, August - October 1896, at locations across the vicinity of District of Columbia. The entries are headed with date, name, location (sometimes indicated with landmark i.e. Zoological Park or grounds of US Department of Agriculture), vegetation, and specimen number. These are followed by detailed observations of insect appearance, characteristics, age (larvae), as well as behavior. Sometime within entries information is listed with multiple dates. Some notes relate to specimen preparation. Includes loose inserts and rough sketches relating to insect anatomy. Also includes miscellaneous notes.
Topic:
Entomology  Search this
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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI5325