Howell, A. H., Florida, March 1919 - March 1920

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Abstract

The field book documents A. H. Howell's field work in Florida, March 5 - May 3, 1919; December 25 - March 1, 1920. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, times of day, accommodations, campsites), daily work, specimen collecting (mammals, birds) and habitat, work and interactions with local staff and individuals, and weather. Additional location information includes geological landmarks. A portion of the notebook is blank. Collecting locations for the first trip include Ft. Myers, Chokoloskee, and Immokalee. The second trip includes Goose Creek, Bonnet Landing, Alligator Creek, and the vicinity of northern Florida.

Date Range

1919-1920

Start Date

Mar 05, 1919

End Date

Mar 01, 1920

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
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Chokoloskee
  • United States
  • Immokalee
  • Florida
  • Fort Myers

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