Specimens, seal skins and miscellaneous furs, 1957-1958

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Abstract

The correspondence documents mammals specimens, 1951-1958. Information varies, and includes a combination of scientific name, age, sex, collector, location (i.e. island), date, specimen numbers, and measurements. Specimens include fur seals, porpoises, sea lions, and a variety of other Arctic region mammals. Some specimens were transferred to the US National Museum as well as Cooperative Wildlife Research units. There is also a photocopy of a memorandum listing vessel position data. Specimens are from Japan, Bering Sea, Alaska, Pribilof Islands.

Date Range

1951-1958

Start Date

1957

End Date

1958

Access Information

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Topic

Mammalogy

Place

  • Bering Sea
  • United States
  • Japan
  • Alaska
  • Pribilof Islands

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007407

Collection name

United States Fish and Wildlife Service Bird and Mammal Laboratories, Records, 1945-1970

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2