Fisher, A. K., Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, May 1894 - August 1894

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Creator

Fisher, A. K. (Albert Kenrick), 1856-1948

Abstract

The field book documents the field work of A. K. Fisher in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, May 2 - August 14, 1894. Entries are dated and locations are noted on the left hand pages. Subject matter covers travel details (destinations, time of day, mode of transportation, campsites), flora and fauna observed (types), terrain and vegetation around campsites, specimens collected (mammals), and daily activities. A portion of the notebook is blank. At the back of the notebook are a list of mammals with phonetic translations into Moqui [Hopi], and counts per location. Some locations are not legible. Locations include El Paso, Texas; Holbrook, Keams Canyon, Arizona; Estes Park, Colorado.

Date Range

1894

Start Date

May 02, 1894

End Date

Aug 14, 1894

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
  • Hopi Indians

Place

  • El Paso
  • Keams Canyon
  • United States
  • Holbrook
  • Arizona
  • Texas
  • New Mexico
  • Colorado
  • Estes Park

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