Heller, Edmund, fragments #4

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.

Narrow Your Results


Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.


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


Start Date


End Date


Access Information

The Library is open to Smithsonian staff Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only


  • Zoology
  • Mammalogy


  • Canada
  • Alberta
  • North America


  • 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


Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History