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C. O. Handley, Jr., Canada, 23 March - 04 April 1949

Catalog Data

Collection name:
Division of Mammals, C. O. Handley field notes, 1942-1993
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Date Range:
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The journal documents the field work of Charles O. Handley, Jr., in Canada, March 23 - April 4, 1949. Entries are headed with date and location. They describe travel details (destinations, routes, time of day, travel from Washington DC, mode of transportation, accommodations), colleagues, individuals met enroute, terrain, vegetation, descriptions of air base, observations of birds and mammals (including behavior), daily activities (including personal time), interactions with colleagues, weather, notes ways to carry supplies with dog sleds (includes sketches). Includes publication about Handley entitled "The Brant of Prince Patrick Island, Northwest Territories," and correspondence from E. Perry Ladd, a fishing guide, dated 1950.
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Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-448
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.
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Division of Mammals, C. O. Handley field notes, 1942-1993
See more records associated with this person:
Handley, Charles O. (Charles Overton), 1924-2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project