The Resource Californias frontier naturalists, Richard G. Beidleman, (electronic resource/)

Californias frontier naturalists, Richard G. Beidleman, (electronic resource/)

Label
Californias frontier naturalists
Title
Californias frontier naturalists
Statement of responsibility
Richard G. Beidleman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book chronicles the fascinating story of the enthusiastic, stalwart, and talented naturalists who were drawn to Californias spectacular natural bounty over the decades from 1786, when the La Prouse Expedition arrived at Monterey, to the Death Valley expedition in 1890-91, the proclaimed end of the American frontier. Richard G. Beidlemans engaging and marvelously detailed narrative describes these botanists, zoologists, geologists, paleontologists, astronomers, and ethnologists as they camped under stars and faced blizzards, made discoveries and amassed collections, kept journals and
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
508.794
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
QH105.C2
LC item number
B45 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Californias frontier naturalists, Richard G. Beidleman, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=146985
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- Prelude -- Part One 183; The Oceanic Expeditions -- Part Two 183; The Early Peripatetic Naturalists -- Part Three 183; The Overland Expeditions and Their Naturalists -- Part Four 183; Iron Horses and River Steamers: The 1850s Surveys -- Part Five 183; The California Geological Survey -- Part Six 183; Institutions and Naturalists -- Part Seven 183; The Postwar Naturalists -- Postlude: The End of Californias Frontier -- Selected References -- Index
Control code
ocm62865850
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttt18tn
Label
Californias frontier naturalists, Richard G. Beidleman, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=146985
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- Prelude -- Part One 183; The Oceanic Expeditions -- Part Two 183; The Early Peripatetic Naturalists -- Part Three 183; The Overland Expeditions and Their Naturalists -- Part Four 183; Iron Horses and River Steamers: The 1850s Surveys -- Part Five 183; The California Geological Survey -- Part Six 183; Institutions and Naturalists -- Part Seven 183; The Postwar Naturalists -- Postlude: The End of Californias Frontier -- Selected References -- Index
Control code
ocm62865850
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttt18tn

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