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Field notes and research material - Arizona, 1955 - 1956

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Collection name:
Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 12 Folder 17
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Black-and-white photographs
United States
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The field notes, correspondence, and photographs documents Helmut Buechner's observations of bighorn sheep in Arizona for the Bighorn Sheep Project, 1955 - 1956. There is a hand written notebook that lists plants collected (date, specimen number, type, sometimes numbered plot and abundance), photographs of bighorn sheep on geological formations (sometimes with captions including location and date). There are typed field notes for April 3 - July 4, 1955, detailing observations of flora and fauna (sometimes notes on abundance) with time of day, colleagues with whom worked, work completed, and travel routes, as well as lists of birds and plants seen. There is also a table summarizing bighorn count on Kofa Game Range, 1955, and excerpt of report on Cabeza Prieta Game Range. Locations include Yuma and other sites in Arizona.
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Accession #:
SIA RU007279
Access Information:
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Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975
See more records associated with this person:
Buechner, Helmut K. (Helmut Karl), 1918-1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project