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Inventory to the field notes of Charles H. Richardson at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at University of California, Berkeley. MVZA.MSS.0214
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Arrangement note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles H. Richardson field notes
    Identifier/Call Number: MVZA.MSS.0214
    Contributing Institution: Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2.0 Volumes
    Date (inclusive): 1908-1911
    creator: Richardson, Charles H., 1887

    Administrative Information

    Conditions Governing Access note

    The collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charles H. Richardson field notes, MVZA.MSS.0214, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Archives, University of California, Berkeley.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright restrictions may apply. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted to the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Archives in writing for approval. Please contact the Museum Archivist for further information.

    Biographical note

    Charles H. Richardson was born in Pasadena, California on July 7, 1887. He completed his A.B. in Zoology at Stanford, and his M.S. in Entomology at Harvard University. While Richardson was a student at Stanford, he assisted in MVZ collecting trips throughout California. He accompanied Walter P. Taylor's collecting trip in Nevada in 1909.

    Scope and Contents note

    The Charles H. Richardson field notes consists of two bound volumes spanning the years 1908-1911. Originally maintained by the author in three-ring field note binders, the notes were later removed and bound chronologically. The notes include journal entries and catalogs from localities within California. Volume 2 contains specimen and habitat sketches.

    Arrangement note

    The arrangement of the collection is chronological and in its original form. The sections are bound in the order presented in this guide.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Biological specimens--Collection and preservation.
    Biological specimens--Identification
    Biology Fieldwork
    Field notes
    Scientific expeditions--California