Fisher, A. K., California, Oregon, Washington, June 1897 - October 1897

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The field book documents the field work of A. K. Fisher in California, Oregon, Washington, June 11 - October 10, 1897. Entries are dated and locations are listed on the left hand side of the notebook. Subject matter covers travel details (destinations, time of day, mode of transportation), interactions with local inhabitants, daily activities, flora and fauna (birds, mammals) observed, specimens collected, weather, lists of plants observed per location, and collecting methods. There are sketches of plant specimens. There are lists of plants observed in places throughout Puget Sound, Washington. Locations include but are not limited to the vicinity of Hornbrook, California; Glendale, Portland, Tillamook, Astoria, Oregon; Tacoma, Steilacoom, Whidbey Island, Washington.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 11, 1897

End Date

Oct 10, 1897

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.


  • Animals
  • Ichthyology
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany


  • Oregon
  • Tacoma
  • Whidbey Island
  • Steilacoom
  • Astoria
  • United States
  • California
  • Puget Sound
  • Tillamook
  • Washington
  • Hornbrook


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

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