Birdseye, Clarence, Arizona, Michigan, Montana, March 1910 - November 1910

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The field book documents the work of Clarence Birdseye in Arizona, Michigan, and Montana, March 8 - November 8, 1910. Pages are numbered. Entries are dated and are often headed with location. Subject matter includes travel details (destinations, mode of transportation, time of day, campsites), terrain (altitude), flora and fauna observed en route (including types, often with scientific name), ranches visited, specimens collected (including goats), photographs taken, collecting methods, and weather. The entries are sometimes divided with headings on plants and wildlife. These are organized by type, sometimes specimen number, collecting method, habitat, sometimes abundance, and summaries of wildlife observations by local inhabitants. In the back of the notebook is list of individuals interviewed or interacted with during his time in western United States; this includes their occupations. Additional location information includes intersections, and ranch names, or landowner. Locations include University Orchards, Stevensville, Lolo, Montana; Packer Meadow, Idaho.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 08, 1910

End Date

Nov 08, 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
  • Lolo
  • United States
  • Stevensville
  • Arizona
  • Michigan


  • 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