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Journals: [microform]

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #60

Dates

  • 1904-1958

Creator

Biographical sketch

Naturalist and curator at the American Museum of Natural History; founder of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.

Extent

29 Volumes (29 v. ; 26 cm.)

Language of Materials

English

Location of Originals Note

Indicator 1 Holder of originals: Fire Island National Seashore (William Floyd estate).

General Note

Holograph.

General Note

Journals (28 v.) kept by J.T. Nichols consisting chiefly of detailed records of birds and some other animals he observed in Mastic, Long Island, and other locations in the New York Area. The entries are dated Aug. 10, 1904 to Nov. 1, 1958 (Nichols died on Nov. 10, 1958). Also includes a bibliography of his 1,045 publications in a separate vol.

General Note

Each vol. (except last 2 vols.) includes index.

General Note

The 1st four vols. consist of approximately 200 p., the 5th and 7th vol. of 300 p., and all others of 152 p. Most of them are filled on recto of leaves only; in the last vol. of the journal, p. 128-152 are blank.

General Note

(Cont'd) [16.] June 3, 1934-Nov. 30, 1935 -- [17.] Dec. 1, 1935-May 2, 1937 -- [18.] Apr. 30, 1937-June 25, 1938 -- [19.] June 26, 1938-Dec. 31, 1940 -- [20.] Jan. 2, 1941-June 18, 1943 -- [21.] June 20, 1943-July 22, 1945 -- [22.] Aug. 5, 1945-July 26, 1948 -- [23.] Aug. 1, 1948-July 20, 1951 -- [24.] July 4, 1951-Aug. 2, 1953 -- [25.] Aug. 8, 1953-Dec. 10, 1954 -- [26.] Dec. 11, 1954-June 17, 1956 -- [27.] June 17, 1956-Sept. 8, 1957 -- [28.] Sept. 14, 1957-Nov. 1, 1958 -- [29.] Bibliography, Jan. 1904-Aug. 28, 1958.

General Note

Original at the Fire Island National Seashore (William Floyd estate)

Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note

[1.] Aug. 10, 1904-Sept. 17, 1907 -- [2.] Oct. 1, 1907-Feb. 1, 1913 -- [3.] Feb. 2, 1913-Jan. 13, 1915 -- [4.] Jan. 16, 1915-May 30, 1916 --[5.] June 3, 1916-Mar. 27-31, 1919 -- [6.] Mar. 27-31, 1919-July 19, 1920 -- [7.] July 24, 1920-Nov. 26, 1922 -- [8.] Nov. 30, 1922-June 22, 1924 -- [9.] June 22, 1924-Aug. 11-19, 1925 -- [10.] Aug. 11-19, 1925-Aug. 6, 1926 -- [11.] Aug. 7, 1926-Nov. 18, 1928 -- [12.] Nov. 19, 1928-June 15, 1930 -- [13.] June 22, 1930-Aug. 17, 1931 -- [14.] Aug. 18, 1931-Nov. 22, 1932 -- [15.] Nov. 23, 1932-May 31, 1934.

Reproduction Note

Type of reproduction--Microfilm.; Place of reproduction--[New York, N.Y. :; Agency responsible for reproduction--The Museum: Date of reproduction--1988]. Physical description of reproduction--8 microfilm reels : negative ; 35 mm.

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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