Journal and field notes, 1952

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The field notes document Helmut Buechner's field work in Idaho, Washington, and unidentified locations between April- October 1952 [non consecutive]. Entries are dated and frequently headed with a combination of location, date, and sometimes name of colleague. Narratives usually describe travel routes, observations of flora and fauna (time of day; location; type; quantity; sex; age; behavior including scent, feeding, interactions; presence of defecation; if dead with estimated date), tables of data per species relating to numbered plots, terrain (elevation), vegetation, and photographs taken. Locations include Gredney Creek, Selway Falls (Idaho); Blue Mountains (Washington); Skyline Drive.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 31, 1952

End Date

Sep 30, 1952

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  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Blue Mountains
  • United States
  • Selway Falls
  • Washington
  • Idaho


  • 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 7