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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
United States
Assateague Island
Date Range:
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The journal documents C. O. Handley's field work in Virginia, June 4 - 13, 1958. Entries are dated and include location / route. They describe travel details, colleagues with whom traveled (Bernard R. Feinstein and John Paradiso), meetings with officials, visits to wildlife refuges, terrain and vegetation, specimens collected (with lists of type, collector, and quantity), bird counts, daily work, summaries of conversations with local inhabitants about wildlife, and collecting method. Locations include Assateague Island, Accomac [Accomack] county.
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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