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Alaska, August 12 - September 7, 1881
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Alaska, August 12 - September 7, 1881

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Alternative: Private journal, Wrangel land to Kotzbue Sound, August 12 to September 7th 1881

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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 , Corwin (Revenue Cutter) , Corwin Expedition, 1881 , Diary , Ethnology--Alaska , Field notes , Illustrations , Kotzebue Sound , Little Diomede Island , Point Barrow , 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.141536

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Title

Alaska, August 12 - September 7, 1881

Title Variants:

Alternative: Private journal, Wrangel land to Kotzbue Sound, August 12 to September 7th 1881

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 Wrangell Island and Kotzebue Sound in Alaska between 12 August and 7 September 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 and natural history notes. Nelson describes the flora and fauna, particularly birds at Diomedes Island and seals at Wrangell Island, of the locations he visits. Other locations include but are not limited to "Plover Bay" and "Point Barrow". Weather conditions were recorded along with temperatures. Nelson includes sketches of various natural history and ethnological specimen, observations and locations. Coordinates and sketch of Clarks River is also included.

Subjects

Alaska , Corwin (Revenue Cutter) , Corwin Expedition, 1881 , Diary , Ethnology--Alaska , Field notes , Illustrations , Kotzebue Sound , Little Diomede Island , Point Barrow , United States , Wrangell Island , Zoology--Alaska

BHL Collections:

Smithsonian Field Books collection

Language

English

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.141536

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title = {Alaska, August 12 - September 7, 1881 },
copyright = {No known copyright restrictions as determined by scanning institution.},
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note = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/141536 --- This field book documents Nelson's field research between Wrangell Island and Kotzebue Sound in Alaska between 12 August and 7 September 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 and natural history notes. Nelson describes the flora and fauna, particularly birds at Diomedes Island and seals at Wrangell Island, of the locations he visits. Other locations include but are not limited to "Plover Bay" and "Point Barrow". Weather conditions were recorded along with temperatures. Nelson includes sketches of various natural history and ethnological specimen, observations and locations. Coordinates and sketch of Clarks River is also included.},
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author = {Nelson, Edward William,},
year = {1881},
pages = {53},
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TY - BOOK
TI - Alaska, August 12 - September 7, 1881
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PY - 1881
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KW - Field notes
KW - Illustrations
KW - Kotzebue Sound
KW - Little Diomede Island
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