Loring, John Alden, Germany, undated


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Loring, J. Alden (John Alden), 1872-1947


The loose sheets document John Alden Loring's work in northern Europe, undated. Notes include descriptions of locations, and are headed with their names, followed by descriptions of mammals collection in the area. Area descriptions detail terrain, vegetation, and descriptions of types of mammals collected. These mammal type descriptions include references to specimens, trapping methods, behavior, abundance, diet, and appearance. These include Braumschweig, Germany; Andermath, Brunig, Muiringen, Switzerland; Upsala, Sweden; Warren, Belgium. These materials most likely relate to the specimen list August 5 - October 31, 1898.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 05, 1898

End Date

Oct 31, 1898

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.




  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • Switzerland
  • Sweden


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-257

Collection name

Division of Mammals collection, John Alden Loring Field Notes, 1898, 1909-1910 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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