Streeter, Daniel Dennison, Africa, Ceylon, Sumatra, Borneo, Celebes, Bali, 1898-1912

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The notebook documents Daniel Denison Streeter's collecting in Africa, Ceylon [Sri Lanka], Sumatra (Indonesia), Borneo, Celebes, and Bali, 1898-1912, for the U.S. National Museum. The notebook is numbered for specimens 1001-1306. Entries list specimen type, date, location, and remarks about collector, reference to landmarks,and appearance. Entry data varies. Some entries include corresponding specimen numbers. There are notes, possibly in a different hand, indicating reptiles and amphibians are now specimen number (USNM catalog) 49780-49802 and 82189-82274. These correspond with the additional specimen numbers in the entries. Locations include Sahara desert; Colombo and Sri Lanka; Petoemboekan, Sumatra; Baloi [Ayer Baloi]; River Makam; Boeleleng [Kecamatan Buleleng], Bali; Johor, Malaysia.

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At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.


  • Herpetology
  • Zoology
  • Mammalogy


  • Johor
  • Borneo
  • Bali
  • Sri Lanka
  • Africa
  • Buleleng, Kecamatan
  • Celebes
  • Ayer Baloi
  • Malaysia
  • Sumatra
  • Colombo
  • Indonesia
  • Sahara


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-167

Collection name

Division of Mammals Collection, Daniel Denison Streeter, Africa, Ceylon, Sumatra, Borneo, Celebres, Bali, 1898-1912

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals