Field notes and research material - Wyoming, 1954 - 1956

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Abstract

The field notes, correspondence, and maps document Helmut Buechner's observations of bighorn sheep in Wyoming as part of the Bighorn Sheep Study, 1954-1956. Materials include a summary of a conversation with Adolph Murie, transcribed field notes (1955) for Shoshone National Forest, Jackson Hole, and Pilot Creek, with information about observed flora and fauna including population observations and environment, sometimes with lists; forms for observation information about soil and vegetation; reports; tables of estimated populations of mountain sheep; and maps with notations relating to field work and wildlife observations.

Date Range

1954-1956

Start Date

1954

End Date

1956

Access Information

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Topic

  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Wyoming

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 12 Folder 25