Mammal catalog 1935 - 1947

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The mammal catalog documents C. O. Handley's collecting of mammals, November 19, 1945 - August 23, 1947. Entries cover specimen number 1 - 1189. Entries include specimen number (M-1-H), sex, species (scientific name), museum number, date (not chronological), measurements (total length, tail, find foot, ear), locality (combination of state, county, town),and collector. There is additional information sometimes listed -- additional collecting description, specimen preparation, elevation, and notes on live collecting. Locations include United States (Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, West Virginia); Canada (Northwest Territories), Guatemala.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 19, 1945

End Date

Aug 23, 1947

Access Information

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  • North Carolina
  • Northwest Territories
  • Canada
  • West Virginia
  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • Guatemala
  • Virginia


  • 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