Loring, John Alden, Alberta, Saskatchewan, April 1920 - August 1925

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Abstract

The field catalog documents the mammals collected by John Alden Loring in Alberta and Saskatchewan (Canada), April 15, 1920 - August 10, 1925. Entries cover some USNM catalog numbers (non consecutive), specimen numbers (9201 - 9588), sex, scientific name, locality (town or geological landmark, province, nation), date, measurements (3 types), and remarks. Remarks cover a combination of additional location information (landmarks and distances from), habitat and vegetation, terrain (altitude), collecting method, specimen preparation, and quantity of embryos. Part of the notebook is blank. Locations include but not limited to Fort McMurray, Lake Athabaska [Lake Athabasca], Fort Chipewyan, Peace River, Alberta; Fair Point, Saskatchewan.

Date Range

1920-1925

Start Date

Apr 15, 1920

End Date

Aug 10, 1925

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

  • Canada
  • Athabasca, Lake
  • Peace River
  • Alberta
  • Fort Chipewyan
  • Saskatchewan
  • Fort McMurray

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