Coleman, George A., Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, Tennessee, April, 1892 - September 1892

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Creator

  • Coleman, George A.
  • Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Abstract

The field book documents George A. Coleman's collecting in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, Tennessee, April 18 - September 15, 1892. Pages are numbered. Entries are dated and often locations are listed at the top of the page. Subject matter describes travel from Nebraska to Bay of Saint Louis to work with Vernon Bailey. Descriptions cover mode of transportation, destination, time of day, daily activities, collecting methods, weather, specimens collected (including birds), wildlife observed (mammals, birds), and colleagues with whom he worked. Half of the notebook is blank. Locations include but not limited to the vicinity of Washington, Mississippi; Memphis, Tennessee; Hickman, Kentucky; Council Bluffs, Iowa; Columbus, Nebraska.

Date Range

1892

Start Date

Apr 18, 1892

End Date

Sep 15, 1892

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

  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Birds
  • Botany
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Council Bluff
  • Illinois
  • Mississippi
  • Iowa
  • Saint Louis Bay
  • Indiana
  • Columbus
  • Tennessee
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Hickman
  • Nebraska
  • Memphis

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