Field notes and research material - Colorado, 1955

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Abstract

The field notes, correspondence, and photographs document Helmut Buechner's observations of bighorn sheep in Colorado as part of the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Surveys / Bighorn Sheep Study, 1955. Materials include copied sections of reference texts; tables of information (herd no., forest, name of herd, estimated number, range, and remarks); progress reports; typed portions of field notes discussing observations of herds (population characteristics) and locations; hand written tables with location, date, community, page number, that list notes on terrain and vegetation; map with notes on field work by the Buffalo Peaks; reports; and photographs of herds in mountainous terrain as well as sheep traps (1950, 1951).

Date Range

1955

Start Date

1955

End Date

1955

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Topic

  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Colorado

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007279

Collection name

Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 12 Folder 19