|Creator:||Abbot, John, 1751-1840|
|Title:||John Abbot bird notebook|
|Quantity:||1.0 folder (1 notebook)|
|Location:||Notebook located in vault.|
John Abbot was a naturalist and artist. He collected, observed, and drew insects, arachnids, and birds. He was a native of England, moved to America in 1773 and Georgia in 1776. To note, he was born in 1750 and died in 1840.
The collection consists of a bound notebook containing a catalogue of Georgia birds with notes, presumably kept by John Abbot. Included are 153 named entries which may include size, number of feathers, type of eggs, migration pattern with a page of migration habits of birds in America. In the accompanying materials folder, there are published papers addressing Abbot's work.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
John Abbot notebook, MS 1654. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.