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Creator

  • Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939
  • American Museum of Natural History China Expedition, 1916-1917

Abstract

2 black-and-white photographs document Edmund Heller's field work during the American Museum of Natural History China Expedition, 1916-1917. Prints are of Asian hunters (including Lolo [Yi] and Shan) with gathered specimens including monkeys, peacock, flying squirrels, Sarubhur, Serow, and deer. Locations include Yuu-Nau, Nam-ka, Ho-mu-shu, and Fu-kien [Fujian] province, China.

Date Range

1916-1917

Start Date

1916

End Date

1917

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Mammalogy
  • Shan (Asian people)
  • Yi (Chinese people)

Place

  • Fujian
  • China

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007179

Collection name

Edmund Heller Papers, circa 1898-1918

Physical Description

1 envelope

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 8 Folder 67