Field journal, Aleutian Islands and Alaska peninsula, 1911, vol 2

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Creator

Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Abstract

This item is a field journal by Alexander Wetmore with daily entries from July 20th to September 1st, 1911. Entries consist of accounts of hunting, trapping, and collecting specimens, as well as behavioral observations, travel details, and daily activity. Entries are from Alaska and the Aleutian Islands, and deal mainly with birds and mammals. Also included are specimen lists, generally organized by date. Some lists are numbered and may include specific localities and short notes regarding specimens. There is also a July 29th sketch of three Aleutian mountains.

Date Range

1911

Start Date

Jul 20, 1911

End Date

Sep 01, 1911

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Mammalogy
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Alaska
  • Aleutian Islands

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-331

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Field Books, 1894-1975, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds

Sublocation

Box 75