Diary, 1913, of trip with Charles Robert Cross to British Columbia

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Abstract

The diary documents work completed by Edward Preble with Charles Robert Cross to British Columbia, in July - November of 1913. Entries are dated, and sometimes are headed with location. The notebook contains descriptions and short histories of communities; distances traveled; observations on flora and fauna; physical surroundings; and Indian words for fauna. At the end of some entries are lists of observed plants and wildlife seen and collected. Includes hand drawn maps. Locations include the vicinity of Prince Rupert, Hazelton, Babine Range and Skeena River.

Date Range

1913

Start Date

Jul 19, 1913

End Date

Nov 03, 1913

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany

Place

  • Prince Rupert
  • Canada
  • Hazelton
  • British Columbia
  • Babine Range
  • Skeena

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007252

Collection name

Edward Alexander Preble Papers, 1887-1957 and undated

Physical Description

1 diary

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 13 Folder 6