Field notes, June 1958

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The journal documents C. O. Handley's field work in Virginia, June 4 - 13, 1958. Entries are dated and include location / route. They describe travel details, colleagues with whom traveled (Bernard R. Feinstein and John Paradiso), meetings with officials, visits to wildlife refuges, terrain and vegetation, specimens collected (with lists of type, collector, and quantity), bird counts, daily work, summaries of conversations with local inhabitants about wildlife, and collecting method. Locations include Assateague Island, Accomac [Accomack] county.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 04, 1958

End Date

Jun 13, 1958

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
  • Birds--Counting
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Assateague Island
  • Virginia
  • Accomack


  • 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