USA, 1951 - 1952, birds and mammals

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The journal and notes document C. O. Handley's field work in Virginia, District of Columbia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Maryland, August 13, 1951 - May 25, 1952. Entries include a variety of entry types: bird lists (type, quantity, sometimes sex) headed with date and locality (combination of state, county, geological landmark, distance from); journal style entries of observations of specimen collecting (mammals and birds); observations of flora and fauna (sometimes subheadings of fauna followed by descriptions of appearance and behavior).

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 13, 1951

End Date

May 25, 1952

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


  • North Carolina
  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • Maryland


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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