Fisher, A. K., California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, August 1908 - October 1908

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Abstract

The field book documents the field work of A. K. Fisher in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, August 7 - October 6, 1908. Entries are dated and locations are often noted on the left hand pages of notebook. Subject matter covers travel details (destinations, time of day, mode of transportation), weather, local inhabitant met, terrain, observed wildlife (birds, mammals and abundance), vegetation (crops), specimens collected, collecting methods, and effect of wildlife on area crops. Location information sometimes includes names of landowners. Locations include Fallon, Reno, Nevada; San Francisco, Hollister, California; Palo Alto, Klamath Falls, Oregon; Tacoma, Washington. The second half of the notebook is blank.

Date Range

1908

Start Date

Aug 07, 1908

End Date

Oct 06, 1908

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

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Oregon
  • San Francisco
  • Tacoma
  • Reno
  • Klamath Falls
  • United States
  • Fallon
  • California
  • Hollister
  • Washington
  • Nevada

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