Daily journal maintained by George Suckley while serving with the Pacific Railroad Survey of the 47th and 48th parallels from May 24 to December 6, 1853

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Creator

  • Suckley, George, 1830-1869
  • Pacific Railroad Survey of the 47th and 49th Parallels

Abstract

This field book is the daily journal of George Suckley while serving with the Pacific Railroad Survey of the 47th and 48th parallels from May 24 to December 6, 1853. Dated entries detail casual observations and hunting details of birds, fish, and mammals. Other information documented includes locality, terrain conditions, distance traveled, and other general daily activity. Localities may include but may not be limited to Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, and Washington.

Date Range

1853

Start Date

May 24, 1853

End Date

Dec 06, 1853

Access Information

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Topic

  • Ichthyology
  • Mammalogy
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Idaho
  • North Dakota
  • Minnesota
  • Washington
  • Montana

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007191

Collection name

George Suckley papers, 1849-1861

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives