Loring, John Alden, Alberta - Wyoming, April 1892 - August 1908

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The field catalog documents the mammals collected by John Alden Loring in Assiniboia, Alberta, British Columbia,Saskatchewan, Canada; Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, United States; Sonora, Mexico; April 6, 1892 - August 25, 1908. Includes multiple catalogs bound together; pagination restarts with each catalog. Entries cover some USNM catalog numbers (non consecutive), specimen number (1 - 9091), sex, name of species, locality (towns, state, nation, landmarks like plantations, geological landmarks), date, measurements (total length, tail, hind foot), and remarks. Remarks include a combination specimen condition, characteristics (weight, appearance, age, quantity of embryos), habitat and vegetation, and time of day collected.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 06, 1892

End Date

Aug 25, 1908

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.




  • Canada
  • United States
  • Mexico


  • 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