Vegetation, journal and field notes, 1951

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The papers include field notes, journal, and vegetation observation sheets documenting Helmut Buechner's work, 1951. Journal entries (July 1 -28, 1951) are dated and include travel details, daily activities, colleagues, field work completed (descriptions of transects, vegetation types, and abundance), weather, wildlife observations (quantity, time of day, age, behavior). Field notes (September 11 - 12, 1951) document Mill Creek Watershed (Washington) at transect I.P. No 2 on Trail Ridge looking at north facing slopes; Bull Ridge. They are a detailed narrative describing vegetation, terrain, observed birds and mammals (time of day, number, type, sex). There are typed notes on sizes of plots (production data, coverage data, types). Locations include sites in Oregon.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 21, 1951

End Date

Aug 31, 1951

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Ornithology


  • Oregon
  • United States
  • Mill Creek Watershed
  • 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 6