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H. G. Dyar, Bluebook 213-270, 1890-1896

What do Dixa dyari, Euleucophaeus dyari, and 70 other insect species have in common? Their scientific names all pay tribute to the same scientist--National Museum of Natural History entomologist Harrison G. Dyar. Dyar devoted his life to taxonomy, and classified thousands of new species of butterflies, moths, and mosquitoes, in his lifetime. This field book documents his research from 1890-96 in New York and California. Learn more about Dyar's groundbreaking research and help transcribe his field notes!

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William M. Mann - Field notes, Fiji and British Solomon Islands, 1915-1916

If you received money to travel for a year, where would you go? An exotic location? William M. Mann was awarded a year's funding from Harvard University's Sheldon Traveling Fellowship and set out for the South Pacific. Fiji and the Solomon Islands were part of his travels. But exotic locations can include unknown dangers amidst the discoveries. Join our volunteers in transcribing this set of Mann's field notes.

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Alexander Wetmore - Field Notes, August - December 1904

At 18 years of age, Alexander Wetmore was still a year away from college, but he had been observing and studying birds seriously since his early teens. His first paper "My Experience with a Red-headed Woodpecker" was published in the bi-monthly magazine Bird-lore four years before he penned these field notes. They are a combination of careful collection and observation notes interspersed with journal style entries describing Wetmore's activities, the weather and other conditions, and people with whom he interacted. Join other digital volunteers in transcribing this set of field notes of this young ornithologist.

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Bailey - Montana, Nevada, South Dakota, Wyoming, May 1894 - September 1894

What does a naturalist look for when they explore a new area? Are there clues to what they should find or clues that something bad has happened? As chief field naturalist Vernon Bailey departs Washington, D.C. headed to the Northwest, he looks for clues in the wildlife, the plants and even the soil to explain why some species are hard to find where they were once plentiful. Please join us in transcribing his field notes from a summer trip to the Mountain States in 1894 and get a glimpse of how he "read" the landscape for clues about the wildlife.

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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, General Correspondence: Arthur Lénars & Cie., 1953-1955

Letters with shipping agents from the General Correspondence subseries of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. records. The Jacques Seligmann & Co. records in the Archives of American Art are among the world's foremost resources for provenance research. The collection documents the business dealings of international art galleries which were active for nearly a century, and contains invaluable information for tracing the provenance of works of art which passed through the Jacques Seligmann & Company holdings.

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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, General Correspondence: Bemo Shipping Company, 1946-1950

Letters with shipping companies from the General Correspondence subseries of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. records. The Jacques Seligmann & Co. records in the Archives of American Art are among the world's foremost resources for provenance research. The collection documents the business dealings of international art galleries which were active for nearly a century, and contains invaluable information for tracing the provenance of works of art which passed through the Jacques Seligmann & Company holdings.

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Vernon Bailey with E. A. Preble - May to September 1896

Do you prefer to travel alone or with others? Naturalist Vernon Bailey, a member of the United States Biological Survey team, often traveled with others in his work to document species across North America. In the summer of 1896, he was joined by old friend C. Hart Merriam and another companion Edward A. Preble. A naturalist and conservationist, Preble would go on to publish "A Biological Investigation of the Athabaska-Mackenzie Region" in 1908, based on later expeditions with the Survey to what is now central Alberta, Canada. Join volunteeers in transcribing the field notes of these two men whose work took them to the far corners of the continent.

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STRI Pollen Cards (Set 35)

The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute - Center for Tropical Paleoecology and Archaeology invites you to help transcribe specimen cards for the pollen collection. Each of these cards corresponds to a pollen grain on a microscope slide; the data on the cards are invaluable to researchers. Learn how to transcribe these cards with these instructions. Thank you for your help in transcribing them.

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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, General Correspondence: F. L. Kraemer & Co., 1935-1952

Letters with shipping companies from the General Correspondence subseries of the Jacques Seligmann & Co. records. The Jacques Seligmann & Co. records in the Archives of American Art are among the world's foremost resources for provenance research. The collection documents the business dealings of international art galleries which were active for nearly a century, and contains invaluable information for tracing the provenance of works of art which passed through the Jacques Seligmann & Company holdings.

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