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C. O. Handley, Jr., Labrador, 21 June - 07 September 1950, mammal notes, summer 1950

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
Newfoundland and Labrador
Date Range:
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The journal and notes document the field work of Charles O. Handley, Jr. in Labrador, June 21 - September 7, 1950. Entries are headed with date and locality or route. Descriptions start with departure from Boothbay Harbor, Maine aboard the vessel, the Blue Dolphin. Entries are dated and headed with location or route. Entries describe the crew, terrain, habitat, vegetation, life aboard ship, birds observed and collected, collecting methods, weather, collected mammals, daily activities including meals, interactions with colleagues, campsites. Includes a list of books on Labrador and Arctic in the Blue Dolphin Library. Mammal notes are organized by type of mammal, headed with scientific name, followed by date, locality and description of observations and specimen collecting. Sailed toward Booth Bay Harbor Maine to Cape Breton Island,along the coast of Canada.
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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.
See more records from this collection:
Division of Mammals, C. O. Handley field notes, 1942-1993
See more records associated with this person:
Handley, Charles O. (Charles Overton), 1924-2000
See more records associated with this expedition:
Blue Dolphin Labrador Expeditions (1949-1952)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project