Howell, A. H., Louisiana, Texas, August 1906 - May 1907

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Abstract

The field book documents A. H. Howell's field work in Louisiana and Texas, August 20 - May 3, 1907. Entries are dated and headed with location. Subject matter describes travel details (destinations, times of day, mode of transportation), list of birds wanted, observations of crops seen enroute and their state of growth, lists of birds observed with notes of abundance, notes on presence of weevils, specimens collected (specimen number (1001 - 2533), type, habitat, and time of day). A portion of the notebook is blank. Locations include the vicinity of Alexandria, Logansport, Overton, Columbus, Victoria, Louisiana; Beeville, La Porte, Cuero, Gurley, Texas.

Date Range

1906-1907

Start Date

Aug 20, 1906

End Date

May 03, 1907

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
  • Entomology
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Texas
  • Cuero
  • Victoria
  • Louisiana
  • Columbus
  • Alexandria
  • Beeville
  • Logansport
  • Gurley (historical)

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