Stephens, F., Arizona, California, Nevada, 1892 - 1902

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The field catalog documents the mammals collected by F. Stephens across United States, February 6, 1891 - July 2, 1902. Pages are numbered. Volume includes multiple catalogs bound together; pagination restarts with each catalog. Entries cover specimen number (1 - 4785), sex, name of species (scientific), some USNM catalog numbers (non consecutive), locality (town or geological landmarks, state, sometimes altitude), date, measurements (total length, tail vertebrae, and hind foot), and remarks. Remarks include a combination of details such as additional location information, specimen condition, habitat, terrain and vegetation, altitude, animal tracks seen in vicinity of collecting areas, time of day, temperature, weather, snowfall, diet, quantity of fetuses, additional measurements, and whether topotype or type. Some remarks about collecting locations are extensive. Some habitat details are listed in locality column. Locations include sites in Arizona, California, and Nevada.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 06, 1891

End Date

Jul 02, 1902

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
  • California
  • Arizona
  • 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