Field notes, Arctic 1946 original notes (2)

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The field book is the second of three envelopes and documents C. O. Handley's field work in the Arctic, August 4 - 14, 1946. It includes bird and mammal notes. These include type (scientific name and common name), appearance, colors, and size. Some include sketches of birds. Includes loose inserts. At the end of the notebook are entries with date, location and counts (type and quantities). Locations include Thule, Greenland; Lancaster Sound and Dundas Harbour, Canada.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 04, 1946

End Date

Aug 14, 1946

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Canada
  • Dundas Harbour
  • Lancaster Sound
  • Greenland


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-448

Collection name

Division of Mammals, C. O. Handley field notes, 1942-1993

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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