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Alaska, April 1 - July 7, 1881
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Alaska, April 1 - July 7, 1881

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Contained In: Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman Collection, circa 1873-1946 and undated

Series: SIA RU007364

Series: Smithsonian Field Book Project : an initiative to improve access to field book content that documents natural history

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Book

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1881

Subjects

Alaska , Cape lisburne , Diary , Ethnology--Alaska , Field notes , Illustrations , Little Diomede Island , Norton Bay , Ornithologists , Ornithology , Saint Michael , United States

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Smithsonian Field Books collection

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https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.141469

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Title

Alaska, April 1 - July 7, 1881

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Contained In: Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman Collection, circa 1873-1946 and undated

Series: SIA RU007364

Series: Smithsonian Field Book Project : an initiative to improve access to field book content that documents natural history

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Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934

Genre

Book

Material Type

Published material

Publication info

1881

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This field book documents Nelson's field work in Saint Michael and surrounding area in Alaska between 1 April and 7 July 1881. During this time, Nelson was on general assignment to study the zoology of Alaska, as well as geology, meteorology, and ethnology. This notebook contains descriptions of birds observed and collected, especially on Diomede Island. Specimen numbers 1923-2056 and egg set numbers 393-395 are included; measurements are provided for these specimens. Weather conditions were recorded along with temperatures. Sketches are also included. Nelson also includes ethnological notes about culture and folklore.

Subjects

Alaska , Cape lisburne , Diary , Ethnology--Alaska , Field notes , Illustrations , Little Diomede Island , Norton Bay , Ornithologists , Ornithology , Saint Michael , United States

BHL Collections:

Smithsonian Field Books collection

Language

English

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.141469

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title = {Alaska, April 1 - July 7, 1881 },
copyright = {No known copyright restrictions as determined by scanning institution.},
url = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/239864},
note = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/141469 --- This field book documents Nelson's field work in Saint Michael and surrounding area in Alaska between 1 April and 7 July 1881. During this time, Nelson was on general assignment to study the zoology of Alaska, as well as geology, meteorology, and ethnology. This notebook contains descriptions of birds observed and collected, especially on Diomede Island. Specimen numbers 1923-2056 and egg set numbers 393-395 are included; measurements are provided for these specimens. Weather conditions were recorded along with temperatures. Sketches are also included. Nelson also includes ethnological notes about culture and folklore.},
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author = {Nelson, Edward William,},
year = {1881},
pages = {72},
keywords = {Alaska|Cape lisburne|Diary|Ethnology--Alaska|Field notes|Illustrations|Little Diomede Island|Norton Bay|Ornithologists|Ornithology|Saint Michael|United States|},
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TY - BOOK
TI - Alaska, April 1 - July 7, 1881
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KW - Field notes
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KW - Norton Bay
KW - Ornithologists
KW - Ornithology
KW - Saint Michael
KW - United States
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