Field notes and research material - Nevada, 1955, 1959

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The field notes, correspondence, and maps document Helmut Buechner's observations of bighorn sheep in Nevada as part of the Bighorn Sheep Study, 1955 and 1959. Materials also include parts of reports with edits; typed field notes for Desert Game Range (April, 1954 -April, 1955, nonconsecutive) noting observations of flora and fauna (lists of plants with abundance), terrain (elevation), transects sampled, and routes; and portions of narrative reports. Includes two maps with hand notations on sheep distributions for numbered sites as well as "rumored" locations.

Date Range

1955, 1959

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  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • United States
  • Nevada


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007279

Collection name

Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 12 Folder 22