Correspondence, notes, and notebooks of Barton A. Bean concerning his 1892 and 1897 trips to the Northwest United States for the United States Fish Commission : September 1892

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This field book is one of two notebooks that contain notes from a field trip Bean took to the Washington state and Idaho for the United States Fish Commission from September 19 to October 19. This notebook contains notes from September 19-29. Bean uses shorthand extensively throughout this notebook. Notes describe flora and fauna of the area surrounding several bodies of water including Spokane, Post Falls, Thompson's Falls, Prospect Creek, Sand Point, Hangman's Creek, Albeni Falls Dam, and Pend Orielle River. Air and water temperatures are often recorded. Common and Latin names of fish are listed. A list of supplies is included.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 19, 1892

End Date

Sep 29, 1892

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  • Ichthyology
  • Ichthyologists


  • Post Falls
  • United States
  • Little Pend Oreille River
  • Hangman Creek
  • Spokane
  • Washington
  • Sandpoint
  • Idaho
  • Albeni Falls Creek


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007224

Collection name

Barton A. Bean papers,circa 1892-1897, 1903-1908

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 1 Envelope 1