Fisher, Walter K., Nevada, June 1898 - August 1898

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Creator

  • Fisher, Walter K. (Walter Kenrick), 1878-1953
  • Fisher, R. T.

Abstract

The field book of Walter K. Fisher documents his work in Nevada and California, June 3 - August 27, 1898. Entries are dated and often headed with location. Subject matter covers travel details (destinations, time of day, campsites), terrain, vegetation (type with scientific name and state of growth), observed wildlife (lizards, birds) with descriptions of behaviors and abundance, daily work, collecting methods, collecting in locations visited by Bailey, Osgood, and R. T. Fisher. Includes lists of wildlife observed per location. Additional location information includes geological landmarks and names of ranches. Locations include Bull Run mountains, Nevada; Mount Shasta, California; and Lassen (state unidentified).

Date Range

1898

Start Date

Jun 03, 1898

End Date

Aug 27, 1898

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
  • Plants
  • Birds
  • Botany
  • Ornithology

Place

  • California
  • United States
  • Shasta, Mount
  • Fall River Mills
  • Bull Run Mountains
  • 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