Handley - Arctic 1948, #1248 - 1264

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The mammal catalog documents C. O. Handley's collecting of mammals, July - September 1948. Entries cover specimen number, sex, type (scientific name), locality (combination of state, geological landmark i.e. island), date, 3 or 4 measurements, specimen preparation, and notes. Notes cover additional location information, additional measurements, and characteristics. Locations are in Greenland, Canada (Northwest Territories, Baffin Island, Resolute Bay).

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 30, 1948

End Date

Aug 31, 1948

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.




  • Northwest Territories
  • Canada
  • Resolute Bay
  • Baffin Island
  • 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