Howell, A. H., Florida, March 1938 - April 1939

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Creator

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

Abstract

The field book documents A. H. Howell's field work in Florida, March 1, 1938 - April 18, 1939. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, times of day, accommodations, campsites), daily activities, specimens collected (mammals including rodents), weather, terrain and vegetation where trapping, and meetings and interactions with colleagues and local inhabitants including staff of the forest service. A portion of the notebook is blank. Location identification includes names of landowners of farms. In the back of the notebook is a list of specimens (1 - 12) with type, sex, measurements (3), and date. Locations include Ocala, Carabelle, and Escambia Bay.

Date Range

1938-1939

Start Date

Mar 01, 1938

End Date

Apr 18, 1939

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
  • Ocala
  • Carrabelle
  • Florida
  • Escambia Bay

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