Diary, 1907, of trip to West Virginia

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Abstract

The diary documents Edward Preble's trip to West Virginia in July of 1907, a trip that was requested by President Theodore Roosevelt of the United States Biological Survey to investigate recent sightings of passenger pigeons. Includes list of interviewed individuals, observations of vegetation and terrain of locations where spotted; and observed wildlife. Includes locations in the vicinity of Webster Springs and Elk Mountain. Includes a list of expenses. Most of the notebook is blank.

Date Range

1907

Start Date

Dec 04, 1907

End Date

Dec 31, 1907

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • West Virginia
  • Webster Springs
  • United States
  • Elk Mountain

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007252

Collection name

Edward Alexander Preble Papers, 1887-1957 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 12 Folder 5