Notebook, 1911, of trip to Wyoming

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The notebook was completed during Edward Preble's work in Wyoming documenting elk and other wildlife populations during March - May of 1911. The notebook focuses mostly on his work in Wyoming on birds. Beginning of the notebook has tables of bird sightings, listing date, bird type (common name), location, quantity, and whether collected. Sites include Gros Ventre River [Flat Creek], Jackson, and Grovont. In the back of the notebook are observations focusing on elk and pertinent descriptions of vegetation and physical surroundings.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 15, 1911

End Date

May 31, 1911

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  • Animals
  • Elk
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Grovont
  • Wyoming
  • United States
  • Jackson
  • Flat Creek


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007252

Collection name

Edward Alexander Preble Papers, 1887-1957 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 13 Folder 4