Inventory to the field notes of Rollo H. Beck at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at University of California, Berkeley MVZA.MSS.0026

Finding aid prepared by Christina V. Fidler
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Archives
3101 Valley Life Sciences Building
University of California
Berkeley
mvzarchives@berkeley.edu
February 2013


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.

Notes

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Biological specimens--Collection and preservation.
Biological specimens--Identification
Biology Fieldwork
Cataloging--Specimens.
Field notes

Container List

Volume 1

Volume 1 v509 1910-1912

Volume 1, Section 1

Point Pinos, Pacific Grove, Monterey County, California v509_1 1910-1911

Language of Material: Bini; Edo

Related Materials

Specimens collected in this section belong to accession #266, and are included in Bird catalog #17455-19109. These specimens can be found in Arctos , the Museum of Vertebrae Zoology's specimen database.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

North America, United States, California, Monterey County
Volume 1, Section 2

Los Baños, Merced v509_2 1911-1912

Related Materials

Specimens collected in this section belong to accession #357, and are included in Bird catalog #21577-22466. These specimens can be found in Arctos , the Museum of Vertebrae Zoology's specimen database.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

North America, United States, California, Merced County