Howell, A. H., Alabama, January 1912 - May 1912

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Creator

Howell, Arthur H. (Arthur Holmes) 1872-1940

Abstract

The field book documents A. H. Howell's field work in Alabama, January 20 - May 16, 1912. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, times of day, accommodations, mode of transportation); interactions and work with local staff, officials, and colleagues; specimen trapping (birds); weather; and a few notes on habitat. Collecting locations include areas along the coast of Alabama near the Florida border including Perdido Bay and Dauphin [Dauphine] Island, Alabama.

Date Range

1912

Start Date

Jan 20, 1912

End Date

May 16, 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

  • Mammalogy
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Perdido Bay
  • Dauphin Island
  • Alabama
  • Gulf of Mexico

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

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