Notebooks, circa 1896-1897 : vol. II, Bering Island, 1897

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Abstract

This diary contains Stejneger's notes from his research in various locations in Bering Island and Copper Island in 26 July to 27 August 1897. Pages are number 201 to 258. Stejneger's entries are narrative and describe weather conditions, the events of the day, descriptions of seals observed,and seal counts (counting the number of seals spotted). Stejneger provides his seal counts and those of B. Hamilton. Other information like pounds of seal accepted are also included.

Date Range

1897

Start Date

Jul 26, 1897

End Date

Aug 27, 1897

Access Information

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Topic

  • Northern fur seal
  • Zoology
  • Zoologists

Place

  • Mednyy, Ostrov
  • Glinka
  • Beringa, ostrov
  • Russia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007074

Collection name

Leonhard Stejneger Papers, 1753, 1867-1943

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 40 Folder 7 Envelope 5