Division of Mammals, C. O. Handley field notes, 1942-1993
1 field book
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals
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.