Field notes, August 1953

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The notebook documents Helmut Buechner's field work, August 17 - August 21, 1953, and undated. The notebook includes entries from both front and back. Most entries are dated and describe travel details (destination, time of day), names of colleagues with whom met, observed wildlife (time of day, type, appearance, sex, environment, behavior), lists of present vegetation, and photographs taken. From the back entries include tables of data on kills, statistics, contacts and addresses. Locations are not clearly identified.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 31, 1953

End Date

Jul 31, 1953

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  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Botany


United States


  • 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 8 Envelope 1