Anthony, Harold Elmer, Wyoming (May 1911 - August 1911)

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Abstract

The field book documents Harold Elmer Anthony's field work in Wyoming, May 20 - August 31, 1911, as an agent for the United States Department of Agriculture. Entries are dated and are often headed with location. Details include descriptions of travel with times of day, specimens collected (sometimes listed by genus), terrain, habitat, method of collecting, and nests. Specimens include birds and mammals, often found along railroads and bodies of water. Locations include Fort Steele, Saratoga, Wyoming; Sierra Madre Mountains (sometimes lists elevation), Medicine Bow Mountains, Merna. Sometimes additional location information includes names of ranches.

Date Range

1910-1911

Start Date

May 20, 1911

End Date

Aug 31, 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.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Fort Steele
  • Medicine Bow Mountains
  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Sierra Madre Mountains

Form/Genre

  • 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