Taylor, Walter P., Arizona, May 1916 - June 1944

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The field catalog documents the mammals collected by Walter P. Taylor across the United States, May 10, 1916 - June 17, 1944. Includes multiple catalogs bound together. Entries cover USNM catalog number, specimen number (1 - 2185), sex, species, locality (town or geological landmark, state), date, measurements (3 types), and remarks. Remarks include a combination of details such as additional location information (including distance from landmarks or if on Indian reservation, campsite, or ranch), altitude, quantity of embryos, additional measurements, vegetation and terrain, and specimen preparation. Locations include Arizona, California, Texas, and Washington.

Date Range


Start Date

May 10, 1916

End Date

Jun 17, 1944

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
  • Texas
  • California
  • Arizona
  • Washington


  • 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