Scheffer, Victor Blanchard, Washington and Alaska, 1937-1940, 1949

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The specimen catalog documents Victor B. Scheffer's field work in Washington and Alaska, December 11, 1937 - June 1939. There are also notes and paper written in 1952 about specimens collected in Pribilof Islands, Alaska, 1940 and 1949. The catalog includes type (common and scientific name), specimen number (11 - 600), sex, locality (state, town, elevation, or geographic location i.e. lake or pass), date, 3 measurements, and remarks. Remarks include a variety of details including specimen preparation, weight, condition and contents of anatomy, physical appearance, collector (other than Scheffer), habitat. Locations include Forks, Sequim, Satsop, (Puget Sound), Oreille county, Washington; Juneau, Kodiak, Afognak, Alaska.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 30, 1937

End Date


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.




  • Satsop
  • United States
  • Kodiak
  • Alaska
  • Pend Oreille
  • Afognak
  • Sequim
  • Juneau
  • Washington


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-270

Collection name

Division of Mammals, Victor B. Scheffer Field Notes, 1937-1940, 1949

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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