Handwritten notes by J D Romer on Hong Kong chelonians, lizards and amphibians, 1947-1965; Hong Kong amphibians, 1967-1981; Hong Kong chelonians and lizards, 1967-1981; Hong Kong snakes, 1947-1967; and Hong Kong snakes, 1967-1981
20 Archival description results for Amphibia
A collection of papers mainly relating to the herpetology of Hong Kong, including a typewritten papers entitled 'Notes on the Geckos of Hong Kong', a series of black and white photographs (plus negatives) showing a Hong Kong landscape with accompanying notes detailing the collection of herpetological specimens, a list of reptile and amphibian specimens in Romer's collection, two colour photographs and accompanying sketch of a turtle (Trionyx steindachneri), and Romer's curriculum vitae
Lists specimens in the Museum, with an arrival date, whether stuffed or in spirit, country, how obtained, and occasionally who deposited them. Arrival dates are from 1827-1840. Split into three groups of animals. Some specimens are from Sir Stamford Raffles' Sumatran collection.
Correspondence between Geoffrey Marr Vevers and Philadelphia Zoological Garden regarding shipments of animals between their zoos, including Kodiak Bears, Coyotes, Raccoons, Aoudads, Thars, Opposums, Turkey Vultures, Screech Owls, Robins, Purple Grackles, Wood Thrushes, Olive-backed Thrush, Bicknell's Thrush, reptiles and amphibians
From 1 Aug 1960 until 31 Dec 1981, the Daily Occurrences for reptiles and amphibians were kept in a separate series. From 1982 onwards they went back to being recorded in the main series of Daily Occurrences.