William Wingate Sewell describes a hunting trip for deer and
Deer hunting; Bighorn sheep hunting
Handwritten draft of chapter six of The Wilderness
Bighorn sheep--Behavior; Bighorn sheep--Habitat; Bighorn sheep hunting; Hunting stories; Camping; North Dakota--Badlands
C. Hart Merriam encloses a leaflet that contains three additions
to the "big game." They have collected eight skins and skulls of
the Mexican bighorn. Merriam requests that Roosevelt send the
cougar skulls "uncleaned." Roosevelt's series of samples will help
make determinations about the amount of individual variation.
Bighorn sheep; Puma; Mammals--Type specimens; Pamphlets; Big game animals
C. B. Nordhoff has read President Roosevelt's The Wilderness
Hunter and is interested in the goats that Roosevelt describes
as living in Southern and Baja California. Nordhoff argues that he
has hunted in this region and has never heard of any goats such as
Roosevelt described, although he does admit to seeing bighorn
Goats; Bighorn sheep; Ibex; Hunting; Mountain goat; California--California, Southern; Mexico--Baja California (State); Mexico--Cabo San Lucas (Baja California Sur)
Edward Kemeys writes a poem to commemorate a bighorn sheep that he killed and had mounted.
Poetry; Hunting; Bighorn sheep
Edward Kemeys sends Christmas greetings to President Roosevelt, along with a poem he wrote inspired by a Bighorn sheep that is now over his mantle.
Christmas; Poetry; Bighorn sheep
C. Hart Merriam sends Theodore Roosevelt information he
requested about the Biological Survey for use in Roosevelt's
message to Congress. Merriam just returned from a trip along the
Mexican boundary. He learned that the Desert Bighorn is still
common in the Colorado desert and that the mule deer sticks to the
Bighorn sheep; Deer; Maps; Animal species; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Colorado; California; National Biological Survey (U.S.); United States. Congress
Theodore Roosevelt says that he is looking forward to receiving
the book Life in Mexico. He expresses his disappointment
at not seeing John Campbell Greenway while Greenway was traveling
through New York. Roosevelt asks about Greenway's family and
relates details about Kermit Roosevelt's recent trip to Northern
Books and reading; Travel; Bighorn sheep hunting; Mexico, North; New York (State)--New York; Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943
Photograph of a trapped bighorn sheep about to be blindfolded by
staff during a roundup in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
Bighorn sheep; Blindfolds; Wildlife management; Wildlife management areas; National parks and reserves--Employees
Photograph of a bighorn sheep being loaded onto a truck by staff
after a roundup in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
Bighorn sheep; Wildlife management; Wildlife management areas; National parks and reserves--Employees
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