SMITH, Franklin J.

From Islapedia

SMITH, Franklin J. (1879-1942)[SS#567-14-8978], ornithologist and taxidermist active in Humboldt County and resident of Eureka after the turn of the century. There is a Franklin Smith Rock along the Mendocino Coast known as a breeding ground for Ashy Storm-Petrels.

In 1911 Smith advertised in the Oologist:

“Wanted: Steven's pocket shot gun. Also A 1 sets with good data. Offer mounted birds, skins, and eggs personally taken. Will collect shrews and small mammals and mount them if desired. FRANKLIN J. SMITH. P.O. Box 98, Eureka, Cal.”


Smith collected on:



Island Collections~
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND
ISLAND COLLECTOR INSTITUTION DATE NUMBER SPECIMEN
San Clemente Island F. J. Smith UAFMC June 7, 1903 UAFMC-2010-0005-0016 Oceanodroma leucorhoa Eggs


SANTA CATALINA ISLAND

6/27/1903 ROM eggs

0/2/1903 OMNH birds

ISLAND COLLECTOR INSTITUTION DATE NUMBER SPECIMEN
Santa Catalina Island F. J. Smith OMNH June 7, 1903 OMNH-1372 Carpodacus mexicanus Eggs
Santa Catalina Island F. J. Smith SBMNH June 7, 1903 SBMNH-28558 Carpodacus mexicanus Eggs
Santa Catalina Island F. J. Smith SBMNH June 7, 1903 SBMNH-28559 Carpodacus mexicanus Eggs
Santa Catalina Island F. J. Smith YPM June 26, 1903 YPM-136945 Melospiza melodia Birds
Santa Catalina Island F. J. Smith YPM June 27, 1903 YPM-131240 Melospiza melodia Birds