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Inventory to the field notes of Rollo H. Beck at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at University of California, Berkeley MVZA.MSS.0026
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biographical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Arrangement note
  • Notes

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Rollo H. Beck field notes
    Identifier/Call Number: MVZA.MSS.0026
    Contributing Institution: Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 Volumes
    Date (inclusive): 1910-1912
    Creator: Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950

    Administrative Information

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Rollo H. Beck field notes, MVZA.MSS.0026, 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

    Rollo H. Beck was a prolific collector of birds at the turn of and into the 20th century. He collected around the globe and he led a number of expeditions including the 1905-1906 Galapagos Expedition sponsored by the California Academy of Sciences.

    Scope and Contents note

    The Rollo H. Beck field notes consists of one bound volume spanning the years 1910-1912. Originally maintained by the author in three-ring field note binders, the notes were later separated and bound chronologically. The notes include journal entries and catalogues detailing collecting events.

    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