Gilmore, Raymond Maurice, Bolivia, 1942-1944

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The loose leaf sheets document mammal specimen collecting in Bolivia and Peru, 1942-1944. Raymond Gilmore recorded information on preprinted sheets, along with sketches and notes. Sheets detail a combination of common name of specimen, field number, USNM catalog number (271392 - 271419), location (country, state, county, locality), habitat and vegetation, measurements, parasites, stomach contents, specimen preparation, and special notes. These usually involve notes on appearance and color. Includes a sketches of specimens. Specimens include rodents. Locations are in the vicinity of but not limited to La Paz, Beni, Bolivia; and Peru.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 31, 1942

End Date

Apr 30, 1944

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.




  • Beni
  • La Paz
  • Bolivia
  • Peru


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-115

Collection name

Division of Mammals collection, Raymond Maurice Gilmore field book, 1942 - 1944

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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