Osgood, Wilfred Hudson, Alaska - Yukon, July 1898 - October 1908

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The field catalog documents the mammals collected by Wilfred Hudson Osgood in Alaska, California, Canada, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Utah, Virginia, Yukon, July 16, 1898 - October 21, 1908. The volume includes multiple catalogs; pagination restarts with each catalog. Entries cover USNM catalog number (non consecutive), original number (1 - 3706), name of species (scientific), locality (geological landmark, state and sometimes altitude), date, measurements (total length, tail vertebrae, hind foot), and remarks. Remarks are a combination of details including additional measurements, weight, elevation, habitat, specimen preparation, collecting method, quantity of embryos, additional location information (including distances from landmark), notes on exchanges and loans, and collector. Locations in Canada include British Columbia, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, and Quebec.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 16, 1898

End Date

Oct 21, 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.




  • United States
  • Maine
  • California
  • Kansas
  • Utah
  • Nebraska
  • Canada
  • Yukon Territory
  • New Hampshire
  • Alaska
  • Maryland
  • North Dakota
  • Virginia


  • 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