Mammals Observed while serving with the Northwest Boundary Survey, 1859

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Creator

  • Kennerly, Caleb Burwell Rowan, d. 1861
  • Northwest Boundary Survey, 1857-1861

Abstract

In the loose sheets of paper, Caleb Kennerly records mammals observed August, September 1859 and December 1860 while serving with the Northwest Boundary Survey, 1857-1861. Some entries are lists of scientific names, others include a combination of: date, scientific or common name, specimen number, measurements, and sex. Interspersed are observations about appearance and how common the wildlife is in certain areas. Wildlife includes a variety of mammals and birds. Some entries are by date. Entries include gaps of time. Locations are throughout Washington with mentions are Skagit and Similkameen River.

Date Range

1859-1860

Start Date

Aug 28, 1859

End Date

Sep 09, 1860

Access Information

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • United States
  • Washington
  • Similkameen River

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007202

Collection name

Caleb Burwell Rowan Kennerly Papers, 1855-1860

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 9