Ellsworth, Lincoln, Lower California, December 1913 - February 1914

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Creator

  • Ellsworth, Lincoln
  • Blagden, H. H.

Abstract

The correspondence and notes document Lincoln Ellsworth's field work in Lower California [Baja California], Mexico, December 1913 - February 1914. A loose note documents the findings in stomach contents of sheep collected by Ellsworth. The correspondence lays out itinerary, party participants (including H. H. Blagden), specimens collected (types), distances covered, descriptions per campsite, terrain, and vegetation. Their primary focus around Tres Pozos was hunting antelope and deer. Locations include Tres Pozos, Palamar Arroya, Laguna Hanson Mountains.

Date Range

1913-1914

Start Date

Nov 30, 1913

End Date

Jan 31, 1914

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

Place

  • Hanson, Laguna
  • Tres Pozos
  • Baja California
  • Mexico

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

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