Field notes, 1950 [July - August]

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The field notebook documents Helmut Buechner's observations, July 12 - August 10, 1950. It begins with notes relating to supplies, contacts, expenses, photographs taken, and to-do-lists. Entries are dated and detail travel, mileage, photographs taken (including camera settings and vegetation subject matter), and mammal and bird observations (time of day, type, sex, quantity, location in relation to geological landmarks, elevation). Locations include sites in Washington (Blue Mountains).

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 12, 1950

End Date

Aug 10, 1950

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  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Blue Mountains
  • United States
  • Washington


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007279

Collection name

Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 14 Folder 1 Envelope 2