Mammal catalog no. 2, field #1190 - 2441, 23 August 1947

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The mammal catalog documents C. O. Handley's collecting of mammals, 1947 - 1952. Entries cover specimen numbers 1190 - 2441, with gaps in the numbering. Entries include sex, type (scientific name), date, 4 measurements, weight, locality (combination of state, county, island, body of water, distance from, geological landmarks i.e. Clark mine), and specimen preparation. Sometimes information includes a combination of specimen measurements, collector if other than Handley, health and condition of specimen, presence of embryos, and additional characteristics. Locations include Michigan, North Carolina, Tennessee; Northwest Territories, Labrador, Canada.

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  • North Carolina
  • Northwest Territories
  • Canada
  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • Michigan


  • 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