Preble, Edward Alexander, Alaska, Canada, District of Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oregon,Virginia, July 1913 - November 1921

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The field catalog documents the mammals collected by Edward Alexander Preble in Alaska, Canada (British Columbia), District of Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oregon, and Virginia, July 21, 1913 - November 1, 1921; June 12, 1927. Entries cover USNM catalog number (non consecutive), specimen number (5649 - 6335), sex, name (scientific), locality (town, geological landmarks, state), date, measurements (3 types), and remarks. Remarks include a combination of details such as specimen preparation, additional location information sometimes with geological landmarks including distance from, terrain (altitude), habitat, results of dissection (quantity of embryos), and collector.

Date Range

1913-1921, 1927

Start Date

Jul 21, 1913

End Date

Jun 12, 1927

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.




  • Oregon
  • Canada
  • District of Columbia
  • Montana
  • United States
  • New Hampshire
  • Alaska
  • British Columbia
  • Virginia
  • Idaho
  • Nevada


  • 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