Dutcher, B. H., Kansas, July 1892 - September 1892

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Abstract

The field book documents Basil Hicks Dutcher's field work in Kansas with Vernon Bailey, July 20 - September 24, 1892. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, time of day), terrain (including general background on geology), details about types of traps and locations where placed (including the vegetation in the vicinity), weather, vegetation (including types of crops), flora and faun observations (including type of bird or mammal and abundance), specimen collecting (including gophers), and interactions with local inhabitants. Includes lists of birds per site, with quantity. Locations include but not limited to Chautauqua county and Belle Plaine.

Date Range

1892

Start Date

Jul 20, 1892

End Date

Sep 24, 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
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Belle Plaine
  • Kansas
  • Chautauqua

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