Buffalo Hunting in Montana in 1886: The Diary of W. Harvey Brown

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Summary

Discusses the work of William Temple Hornaday and W. Harvey Brown in obtaining specimens of the American bison (in Montana) before the animal dissapated from the American landscape. The work focuses on entries in Brown's diary.

Subject

  • Hornaday, William Temple 1854-1937
  • Brown, William Harvey

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Copy in "Publications Using SI Archives Collections, A-Z." Smithsonian Institution Archives, File Room. Includes photographs and illustrations. Heavily footnoted, with many references to the collection of the Office of Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

Montana, The Magazine of Western History Vol. 31 (Journal)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Autumn 1981

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • American bison
  • Collectors and collecting
  • National Collections
  • Buffaloes
  • Buffalo

Physical description

pp. 2-13

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