Giovannoli, Leonard, Kentucky, July 1929 - August 1929

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The field book documents Leonard Giovannoli's field work in Kentucky, July 7 - August 31, 1929. Entries are headed with location and time range. Begins with descriptions of trapping in specific caves and entrances. These describe flora and fauna (birds, insects, mammals) in vicinity (including birds heard), weather, temperature, state of traps, geological state of cave, specimens collected (types and quantities), distances (feet), and observed nests. Wildlife are identified with common name. Locations include Mammoth Cave, Dixon Cave, Echo River, Whites Cave, Buzzard's Cave, and Onyx Cave.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 07, 1929

End Date

Aug 31, 1929

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
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Mammoth Cave
  • Echo River
  • United States
  • Kentucky
  • Dixon Cave
  • Whites Cave


  • 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