Fisher, A. K., Arizona, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oregon, June 1912 - November 1912

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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, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oregon, June 4 - November 5, 1912. Entries are dated and location is noted on the left hand pages. Much of the notebook is blank. Subject matter includes travel details (destinations, time of day, mode of transportation, accommodations), daily activities, interactions with local inhabitants and colleagues, vegetation, specimens collected, interactions between wildlife and crops, lists of birds observed per location. Half the notebook is blank.

Date Range

1912

Start Date

Jun 04, 1912

End Date

Nov 05, 1912

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

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Oregon
  • Kansas
  • Illinois
  • Arizona
  • Mississippi
  • Louisiana
  • Nebraska
  • Iowa

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