Photographs : slides - (pronghorn antelope; Oklahoma National Wildlife Refuge; Washington State Blue Mountains)

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact

Narrow Your Results


Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.


The color slides document Helmut Buechner's field work with pronghorn antelope in Oklahoma National Wildlife Refuge and the Blue Mountains, 1947 - 1953. Slides are often numbered, include short captions, location, and date. Sometimes captions include names of colleagues. Images frequently show detail and distance views of individual and groups of pronghorn antelope. Others show candid images of colleagues, vegetation and environments (woods and alpine meadows), birds, and examples of soil erosion. Locations include but are not limited to: California, Idaho (Gedney Creek), Oregon (Freemont National Forest), Texas, Washington (Olympia National Forest, Moses Lake), Wyoming (Yellowstone National Park).

Date Range


Start Date


End Date


Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at


  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Oregon
  • Blue Mountains
  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas
  • California
  • Washington
  • Idaho


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Slides (photographs)

Accession #

SIA RU007279

Collection name

Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975

Physical Description

1 box

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 29 Folder 1