Journal - Baffin Island (East Coast), May-September 1961

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Abstract

The field notes document the work of Neal Smith studying gulls on Baffin Island in Nunavut, Canada, during May to September 1961. The loose sheets contain dated entries with narrative style entries. These include travel details (including travel by sled-dog), work completed, personal activities, hand drawn maps with location information, routes traveled, weather, field work, interactions with colleagues, and specimen collecting. Includes a draft of a letter and detailed equipment list with descriptions.

Date Range

1961

Start Date

May 01, 1961

End Date

Sep 30, 1961

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Gulls
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Canada
  • Nunavut
  • Baffin Island

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-057

Collection name

Neal Griffith Smith Papers, circa 1925-1995

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 6