Williams, Henry V., North Dakota, May 1912 - June 1912

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Abstract

The field book documents the field work of Henry V. Williams in North Dakota, May 1 - June 29, 1912. He was a field assistant for the US Biological Survey. Entries are dated and describe weather, time of day he started collecting, lists of types and quantities of specimens collected (birds and mammals), daily work, travel details (distances traveled, destinations, routes, campsites), observations of locations and abundance of wildlife, terrain including description of soil composition. Collecting includes Grafton, lakes in the vicinity of Saint John. Much of the notebook is blank.

Date Range

1912

Start Date

May 01, 1912

End Date

Jun 29, 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

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Saint John
  • Grafton
  • North Dakota

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