Howell, A. H., Colorado, New York, May 1895 - November 1895

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The field book documents A. H. Howell's field work in Colorado and New York, May 13 - November 8, 1895. Entries are dated and location or route is often listed at the top of the entry. Subject matter covers terrain (elevation) and vegetation seen enroute, observations of birds (and flocks), and specimens collected. Often entries are lists of birds with notes on numbers. There are headings per type of wildlife in entries describing in depth about abundance, habitat, and behavior (including song). Locations include vicinity of Niagara Falls, New York; Columbia Falls to Kalispell, Montana; Stillwater creek, Osborne to Kingston, (no state identified); British Columbia, Canada; Snake River, Washington; Grande Ronde Valley, Oregon; Kephi, Utah.

Date Range


Start Date

May 13, 1895

End Date

Nov 08, 1895

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.




  • Oregon
  • New York
  • Canada
  • Montana
  • United States
  • Colorado
  • Grande Ronde Valley
  • British Columbia
  • Washington
  • Utah


  • 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