Anthony, Harold Elmer, Montana, June - August, 1910 (?)

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The field book documents Harold Elmer Anthony's field work in Montana, June 9 - August 30, c. 1910. Entries are dated, often headed with location or or upcoming destination; they detail travel and the collecting of mammals, birds, and plants. He describes collecting methods (placements of traps, use of guns) and types of specimens (per day), types of specimens targeted, wildlife observed (usually listed by common name, sometimes scientific), some work completed with [Edward A. (?)] Preble, vegetation, terrain, weather, interactions with forest rangers. Additional location information often includes names of ranches. There is a large blank section in the middle of the notebook. Notes begin again approximately halfway through, including tables of collecting information, headed by location, and list information for type of specimen (common name), quantity, and date. Locations include but are not limited to Glasgow, Piney Butts, Zortman, Highwood Mountains, Little Rockies.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 09, 1910

End Date

Aug 30, 1910

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.




  • Montana
  • United States


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-443

Collection name

Mammal Section, Bird and Mammal Labs, Fish and Wildlife Service, US Department of the Interior, Division of Mammals

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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