Field notes, May 1959

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Abstract

The journal documents C. O. Handley's field work in Virginia, May 5 - 27, 1959. Entries are dated and location / route. Entries describe travel details, specimens collected (scientific name, quantities, totals, time of day), daily work, vegetation observed, terrain (sometimes elevation), travel companions, lists of birds seen, weather. There may be two different recorders of events. Hand writing varies in entries. Locations include Lancaster county, Smyth county, Grayson county, Virginia.

Date Range

1959

Start Date

May 05, 1959

End Date

May 27, 1959

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.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Smyth
  • Lancaster
  • Virginia
  • Grayson

Form/Genre

  • 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