Notebook, mammals, 1903

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Abstract

This field book consists of the field notes of Remington Kellogg on mammals, fish, and birds observed and collected in Kansas and possibly other locations, 1903. Some notes are dated 1907 and 1910. Several entries include Kellogg's observations of live specimens including opossum mother and offspring and a lamprey eel. The entries include narrative descriptions of observed appearance and behavior, and measurements. Kellogg also includes an entry on a beaver, including measurements and dissection notes. Also includes recipes and directions for making baits for rabbits, muskrats, meadow mice, rats, coyotes and wolves, cetellus, pocket gophers, prairie dogs, (possibly transcribed from another source). A short list of birds observed (and possibly collected) is included, along with velocity. Localities include Lawrence (KS) and possibly others.

Date Range

1903-1910

Start Date

Feb 27, 1903

End Date

1910

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Opossums
  • Birds
  • Ichthyology
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Lawrence
  • Kansas

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Account book
  • Itineraries

Accession #

SIA RU007434

Collection name

A. Remington Kellogg Papers, circa 1903-1969, with related papers to 1982

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 30