Murie, Olaus Johan, Alaska - Yukon, July 1920 - June 1941


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Murie, Olaus Johan, 1889-1963

Alternate Title

Field catalog, O. J. Murie, nos. 1401 - 3729


The field catalog documents the mammals collected by Olaus Johan Murie in Alaska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Yukon, United States; British Columbia, Canada; July 28, 1920 - June 25, 1941. Entries cover USNM catalog number (non consecutive), specimen number (1401 - 3729), sex, name (scientific), locality (town or geological landmark, state), date, measurements (3 types), and remarks. Remarks include a combination of habitat and vegetation (i.e. caught on tundra, in patch of dwarf birch), live and dressed weight, results of dissection, quantity of embryos, notes of specimen transfers, additional location information (including distances from landmarks), altitude, and specimen preparation.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 28, 1920

End Date

Jun 25, 1941

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.




  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Oregon
  • Oklahoma
  • Washington
  • Canada
  • British Columbia
  • Alaska
  • Utah
  • New Mexico
  • Pennsylvania
  • Nevada
  • South Dakota


  • 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