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CHAS Oology Collection (Arctos)

Specimen Records: 3,120
Media Records: 2
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-05-21

The Chicago Academy of Sciences oology collection includes eggs and nests, including specimens of the extinct passenger pigeon and the first documented nesting of the Kittlitz’s murrelet, collected from Cape Prince of Wales (Alaska). All catalogued specimens are imaged, and images are available upon request. Many specimens are associated with collectors or Academy expeditions that have manuscript and /or audio-visual archival material, which can also be provided to researchers upon request. Notable collectors include William I. Lyon, Harold H. Bailey, H.L. Harllee, Francis S. Dayton, and John B. Hurley.

Contacts

Name Dawn Roberts
RoleDirector of Collections
Emaildroberts@naturemuseum.org
Name Dawn Roberts
RoleDirector of Collections
Emaildroberts@naturemuseum.org
Name Erica Krimmel
RoleAssistant Collections Manager
Emailekrimmel@naturemuseum.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleProgrammer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleCoordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dawn Roberts
RoleDirector of Collections
Emaildroberts@naturemuseum.org
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