Handley - Arctic 1947, #1159 - 1194

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The mammal catalog documents C. O. Handley's collecting of mammals, July to August 1947. Entries cover specimen number, USNM catalog number (282800 - 282835), sex, type (scientific name), locality (combination of state, geological landmark i.e. island), date, 4 measurements (total length, tail, hind foot, ear), specimen preparation, and notes. Notes cover additional location information and additional measurements. Locations are in Greenland and Resolute Bay.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 30, 1947

End Date

Jul 31, 1947

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.




  • Canada
  • Resolute Bay
  • Greenland


  • 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