Edward Alexander Preble Papers, 1887-1957 and undated

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Description

Edward Preble (1871-1957) worked for the Bureau of Biological Survey, 1892 -1928. Diaries and notebooks document field investigations of the birds and mammals of the northwest regions of Canada and the United States for the Bureau. While in the field for the Bureau, Preble kept detailed field diaries and notebooks. In addition, Preble always recorded observations of the local flora, fauna, and physical surroundings near his Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Washington, D.C., homes.

Date Range

1893-1930

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Topic

  • Mammalia
  • Aves
  • Animalia
  • Mammals
  • Birds

Place

  • Canada
  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Alaska
  • British Columbia
  • Hudson Bay
  • Aleutians West
  • Pennsylvania

Form/Genre

Collection record

Accession #

SIA RU007252

Extent

24 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives