Handley - misc, #15236 - 16799

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The field catalog documents C. O. Handley's collecting of mammals, July 27, 1989 - June 9, 1990. The list is headed with, "South Carolina Shrew Project" listing Handley and Merrill Varn as collectors. Entries cover some USNM catalog numbers, specimen number (15236 - 16799), sex, type (scientific name), locality (combination of state, county, town or geological landmark, distance from), date, 4 measurements, notes, and specimen preparation. Notes include a combination of information about specimen characteristics (appearance, anatomy including sexual organs), and age. Locations include the vicinity of Charleston county.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 27, 1989

End Date

Jun 09, 1990

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.




  • Charleston
  • United States
  • South Carolina


  • 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