Yuvini, Occabamba Pass, Tocopoqeuyu, no 3

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Abstract

The journal documents Edmund Heller's field work, July 13 - August 10 (year not listed), for the National Geographic Society Yale University Peruvian Expedition, 1915. information is entered from the front and back of the notebook. Entries are dated. They describe weather, participants and staff, travel details (destinations, trails taken), daily work with times of day, specimens collected (sex, type, quantity), collecting methods, flora and fauna observed, and terrain. Entries also include elevations. Information beginning at the back of the notebook includes a list of specimen numbers and data, then divided subject (birds, mammals, reptiles) and subdivided by location. These lists include notes about abundance and habitat where collected. There are a significant number of notations / edits in red through out the journal. Locations include Yuvini, Occabamba Pass, Tocopoqeuyu, Uvini (Rio Cosireni).

Date Range

1914-1916

Start Date

1914

End Date

1916

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.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Herpetology
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Cuzco
  • Peru
  • Río Cosireni

Form/Genre

  • 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