Heller, Edmund, fragments #4

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Abstract

The fragments includes field notes of Edmund Heller, documenting his field work, possibly in Alberta, Canada. The field notes document specimen collecting, listing field number, type, location, date (October 23 - November 28, no year), 4 measurements, and a description of habitat and specimen's appearance. Locations include Healy Creek, Vermillion River, and Sawback. Includes a list of mammals of Golconda and their abundance. Includes a black-and-white photograph of a ram collected from Dalton Basin.

Date Range

1898-1918

Start Date

1898

End Date

1918

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Mammalogy

Place

  • Canada
  • Alberta
  • North America

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Collection name

Russell E. Train Africana Collection, 1663-1996, Smithsonian Institution Library, c. 1894-1939

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution. Libraries

Sublocation

Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History