In the 1890s, a time before the expediency of the internet, Charles Davies Sherborn embarked upon a meticulous and expansive research project on par with the Oxford English Dictionary—only he did it single-handedly.
Tag: Natural history
Mark Catesby. The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama islands: containing the figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects, and plants, 1731-43 [1729-48]. Catfish fries have it all more »
How better to celebrate Egg Day than to admire these beautiful images of birds' eggs from the Libraries' Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, from the rare volume, Histoire more »
These critters, otherwise known as woodchucks or groundhogs, may be found in the Libraries' collections in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History and the Biodiversity Heritage Library. more »