Sheldon, Charles, Alaska, August 1907 - January 1908

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Abstract

The field catalog documents the mammals collected by Charles Sheldon [Charles Alexander Sheldon](?) in Alaska, August 15, 1907 - January 2, 1908. Entries cover some USNM catalog numbers (non consecutive), specimen number (80 - 370), name (common or scientific), date, specimen preparation, measurements (total length, tail, hind foot), locality, and remarks. Remarks are a combination of details about specimen condition, location in relation to geological landmarks, additional measurements like weight, and specimen condition. Localities include Toklat River, Glacier Creek, Bear Creek.

Date Range

1907-1908

Start Date

Aug 15, 1907

End Date

Jan 02, 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.

Topic

Mammalogy

Place

  • Toklat River
  • United States
  • Alaska
  • McKinley, Mount

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