Howell, A. H., Alabama, South Carolina, October 1916 - December 1916

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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 and South Carolina, October 16 - December 24, 1916, while he was assistant biologist. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, time of day, mode of transportation,campsites), weather, daily activities, specimen collecting (mammals, snakes), as well as meetings and interactions with local staff and individuals. A significant portion of the notebook is blank. Additional location information includes geological landmarks (including swamps) and distances from identified locations. Locations include Choccolocco Mountain, Bucks Pocket, Alabama; Georgetown county, South Carolina.

Date Range

1916

Start Date

Oct 16, 1916

End Date

Dec 24, 1916

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

Place

  • United States
  • Bucks Pocket
  • South Carolina
  • Choccolocco Mountain
  • Georgetown
  • Alabama

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