Primates, photos, mostly Barro Colorado Island, Panama (2 of 3)

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Three envelopes of black-and-white photographs and postcards made from original photographs depict the observed behaviors of primates. Most are on Barro Colorado Island (Panama) as documented by M. Moynihan, 1960-1967. Envelope 1 includes dated and undated photographs of primates in and out of captivity. Includes a postcard image taken by a colleague of a primate radio tracked in Venezuela in 1974. Envelope 2 includes mostly undated images and some dated June 15, 1967. Subject matter shows a variety of primate behaviors in cages and trees. Appears to include a range of ages. Envelope 3 includes images from January 25, 1960 - April 14, 1960 similar to those found in folder 29.

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  • Ethology
  • Animal behavior
  • Primates
  • Mammalogy


  • Venezuela
  • Barro Colorado
  • Panama


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA Acc. 01-096

Collection name

Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 30