B. J. Hayward, 15 July 1967 - 1 September 1967 Ghana journal

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Creator

Hayward, Bruce J. (Bruce Jolliffe), 1928-

Abstract

B. J. Hayward completed field work in Ghana as part of the African Mammal Project (Smithsonian Institution), July 15 - September 1, 1967. He worked with Julius Geest and Walter Pople. Entries are dated and headed with location (sometimes latitude and longitude). Entries describe temperature and weather, routes traveled, time of day, terrain, habitat and vegetation (including crops) viewed enroute, collecting methods (nets and their set ups (including a sketches), trap quantities and locations), observed wildlife and behaviors, specimens collected (quantity, sex, and type, sometimes per collecting method), daily activities, travel challenges including road conditions. Includes sketch of habitat in collecting area. Location information includes distances from towns named. Locations include Accra, Anum, Legon, Nkawkaw (?), Jukwa, Keta, and Prince's Town.

Date Range

1967

Start Date

Jul 15, 1967

End Date

Sep 01, 1967

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.

Topic

Mammalogy

Place

  • Ghana
  • Accra
  • Keta
  • Prince's Town

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-444

Collection name

Division of Mammals, Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, 1961 - 1972

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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