Thompson, R. J., Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Tennessee, April - July 1892

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Abstract

The field book documents Russell J. Thompson's field work in Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Tennessee, April 1 - July 8, 1892. A portion of the notebook is blank. Pages are numbered and headed with locations. Entries are dated and describe weather, travel details, descriptions of communities, observations on location,and abundance of mammals per site, specimen collecting (variety of mammals including bats), descriptions of collecting requests from superiors, information collected from local inhabitants on mammal populations and habits. Locations includes the vicinity of Liberty county, Georgia; Mobile Bay, Alabama; Houma, Louisiana; Tennessee including Big Sandy, Danville, and Bellamy Cave.

Date Range

1892

Start Date

Apr 01, 1892

End Date

Jul 08, 1892

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

  • Mobile Bay
  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • Danville (historical)
  • Louisiana
  • Houma
  • Georgia
  • Bellamy Cave
  • Liberty
  • 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