Publications - downloadable pdfs

Anderson, O. I & J. R. Slater. 1941. Life Zone Distribution of the Oregon Reptiles. Occasional Papers, Department of Biology, University of Puget Sound 15: 109-119.

Baily, Vernon.  1936.  Mammals and Life Zones of Oregon.  North American Fauna No. 55. 416 pp. Washington DC.. (archived at Internet Library Archive http://www.archive.org/details/mammalsandlifezo00bailrich for online reading or download)

Bowles, J. H. 1906. A list of birds from Tacoma, Washington and vicinity.   Auk 23:138-148.

Chapin, J. P. 1929. The preparation of birds for study.  American Museum of Natural History, New York.

Chapman, F. M. 1912. Project Gutenberg's (2011) Color Key to North American Birds.  D. Appleton & Company, New York.

Dwight, J. 1925.  The gulls (Laridae) of the world: their plumages, moults, variations, relationships and distribution.  Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol 52, article 3.  (113 MB downloadable from AMNH, beautiful color plates and illustrations of wings and tails).

Ebels, E. B, P. Adriaens & J. R. King. 2001. Identification and ageing of Glaucous-winged Gull and hybrids.  Dutch Birding 23: 247-270. (used Slater specimens)

Kitchin, E. A. 1934. Distributional check-list of the birds of the state of Washington. Pacific Northwest Bird and Mammal Society, Seattle, Wash.  (online pdf or download for Hathi Trust digital library)

Leonard, W. P. & L. Hallock.  Herpetofauna of South Puget Sound Prairie Landscape.  (no date online)

Rhoads, Samuel N.  1893. The Birds Observed in British Columbia and Washington during Spring and Summer, 1892
Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Vol. 45, No. 1 (Jan. -Mar., 1893), pp. 21-65 (Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4061790

Slater, J. R. 1939. Description and life-history of new Rana from Washington. Herpetologica 1:145-149

Slater, J. R & J. W. Slipp. 1940. A new species of Plethodon from Northern Idaho. Occasional Papers, Department of Biology, University of Puget Sound 8: 38-43.

Slater, J. R & W. C. Brown. 1941. Island records of amphibians and reptiles for Washington. Occasional Papers, Department of Biology, University of Puget Sound 13: 74-78.

Slater, J. R. 1941. The distribution of amphibians and reptiles in Idaho. Occasional Papers, Department of Biology, University of Puget Sound 14: 78-109.

Slater, J. R. 1955. Distribution of Washington Amphibians. Occasional Papers, Department of Biology, University of Puget Sound 16: 122-154.

Slater, J. R. 1963. Distribution of Washington Reptiles. Occasional Papers, Department of Biology, University of Puget Sound 24: 212-233.

Slater, J. R.  Collected materials in Collins Library.

Slipp, J.W. 1940. The Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Freshwater Fishes of the Tacoma Area. Misc. Publications of the Slater Museum.

Record, S. 2003. Alpine Vascular Plant Biodiversity at Spray Park, Mount Rainier National Park, WA, U.S.A.. Misc. Publications of the Slater Museum.

BirdSkinning.pdf Instructions for making a teaching stick bird (4.3 Mb PowerPoint pdf, compressed for the web, higher quality available)