Fisher, A. K., Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, January 1911 - August 1911

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Abstract

The field book documents the field work of A. K. Fisher in Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, January 26 - August 16, 1911. Entries are dated and locations are noted on the left hand pages. Subject matter covers travel details (destinations, time of day, mode of transportation), weather, daily activities, interactions with local inhabitants and local officials, local clubs, terrain (crops), observations of flora and fauna (birds), specimens collected, and lists of birds seen per location. Locations include Aberdeen, Mississippi; Abbeville, Louisiana; Houston, Texas.

Date Range

1911

Start Date

Jan 26, 1911

End Date

Aug 16, 1911

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

  • Abbeville
  • Mississippi
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Aberdeen
  • Colorado
  • Texas
  • Louisiana
  • Arizona
  • Utah
  • Houston

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