Dutcher, Basil Hicks, Arizona - Wyoming, June 1891 - August 1902

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The field catalog documents the mammal collecting by Basil Hicks Dutcher across the United States, June 17, 1891 - August 1902. Pages are numbered. Entries cover specimen number (1 - 1040), sex, name of species, some USNM catalog numbers (non consecutive), locality (town, state, or geological landmark), date, measurements (3 types), and remarks. Remarks vary in content, including notes on destinations of specimens, specimen condition, habitat and vegetation where collected, or elevation. Locality descriptions detail habitat information as well. There is a note that some specimen entries are continued from catalogue of Mt Whitney specimens from the Death Valley Expedition, California, 1891. Locations include Arizona, Arkansas, California, Kansas, Maine, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming.

Date Range


Start Date

May 31, 1891

End Date

Jul 31, 1902

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.




  • New York
  • Montana
  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Maine
  • Oklahoma
  • California
  • Kansas
  • Arkansas
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • Texas
  • Missouri
  • Arizona


  • 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