Edmund Heller, British Columbia, 1914 journal

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The journal documents Edmund Heller's field work in British Columbia, Canada, May 22 - June 10, 1914, during the Lincoln Ellsworth Expedition To Alberta and British Columbia. Pages are numbered. Entries are dated and detail weather, travel details including ENROUTE VIA RIVER, daily activities and times of day, terrain, observed flora and fauna (birds), interactions with local inhabitants and members of local tribes, campsites, specimens collected. Sometimes locations are referred to by owner of farms, geographic locations, or communities. Locations include Telegraph Creek.

Date Range


Start Date

May 22, 1914

End Date

Jun 10, 1914

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.




  • Canada
  • British Columbia
  • Telegraph Creek


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-212

Collection name

Division of Mammals collection, Edmund Heller Field Books, 1898-1915

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals