Elbel, Robert E., Thailand, 1952-1955

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.

Narrow Your Results


Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.


Robert E. Elbel collected mammal specimens in Thailand, 1952 - 1955. Materials include specimen cards, notes, and specimen tags are stapled to loose sheets of papers. Information recorded includes cards for Tupaia collected, USNM catalog numbers (296872 - 296900), sex, location, specimen preparation in 1952-1953; tables relating to Tupaia specimen skull and skin measurements; and stapled tags listing date, locality, collector (?), measurements, and unidentified information in unidentified language (Thai?). Locations include but are not limited to Chon Buri, Phakkhinak mountains, and Ban bo.

Date Range


Start Date


End Date


Access Information

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.




  • Chon Buri, Changwat
  • Ban bo
  • Thailand


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-238

Collection name

Division of Mammals collection, Robert E. Elbel Field Notes, 1952-1955

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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