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Alaska, July 25 - August 11, 1881
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Alaska, July 25 - August 11, 1881

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Alternative: Private journal, July 25 to Aug 11, 1881, Icy Cape to Wrangel Land

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Contained In: Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman Collection, circa 1873-1946 and undated

Series: SIA RU007364

Series: Smithsonian Field Book Project : an initiative to improve access to field book content that documents natural history

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Book

Material Type

Published material

Publication info

1881

Subjects

Alaska , Cape lisburne , Corwin (Revenue Cutter) , Corwin Expedition, 1881 , Diary , Ethnology--Alaska , Field notes , Icy Cape , Illustrations , United States , Wrangell Island , Zoology--Alaska

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Smithsonian Field Books collection

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https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.141455

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Title

Alaska, July 25 - August 11, 1881

Title Variants:

Alternative: Private journal, July 25 to Aug 11, 1881, Icy Cape to Wrangel Land

Related Titles

Contained In: Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman Collection, circa 1873-1946 and undated

Series: SIA RU007364

Series: Smithsonian Field Book Project : an initiative to improve access to field book content that documents natural history

By

Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934

Genre

Book

Material Type

Published material

Publication info

1881

Notes:

This field book documents Nelson's field research between Icy Cape and Wrangell Island in Alaska between 25 July and 11 August 1881 on the ship Corwin during the so called "Corwin Expedition". During this time, Nelson was on general assignment to study the zoology of Alaska, as well as geology, meteorology, and ethnology. This notebook contains ethnological, geological, and zoological notes. Birds, walruses (at "Plover Bay"), measurements of a polar bear, and descriptions of other animals are included. Weather conditions were recorded along with temperatures. Sketches of locations and ethnological artifacts are also included.

Subjects

Alaska , Cape lisburne , Corwin (Revenue Cutter) , Corwin Expedition, 1881 , Diary , Ethnology--Alaska , Field notes , Icy Cape , Illustrations , United States , Wrangell Island , Zoology--Alaska

BHL Collections:

Smithsonian Field Books collection

Language

English

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.141455

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title = {Alaska, July 25 - August 11, 1881 },
copyright = {No known copyright restrictions as determined by scanning institution.},
url = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/239842},
note = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/141455 --- This field book documents Nelson's field research between Icy Cape and Wrangell Island in Alaska between 25 July and 11 August 1881 on the ship Corwin during the so called "Corwin Expedition". During this time, Nelson was on general assignment to study the zoology of Alaska, as well as geology, meteorology, and ethnology. This notebook contains ethnological, geological, and zoological notes. Birds, walruses (at "Plover Bay"), measurements of a polar bear, and descriptions of other animals are included. Weather conditions were recorded along with temperatures. Sketches of locations and ethnological artifacts are also included.},
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author = {Nelson, Edward William,},
year = {1881},
pages = {52},
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TI - Alaska, July 25 - August 11, 1881
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