J. W. LeDuc 25 September 1967 - 07 January 1968 journal

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The journal documents J. W. LeDuc's field work in Ghana as part of the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, September 25, 1967 - January 7, 1968. Pages are numbered (100 - 155). Entries are headed with date and locality (combination of region, landmark, country, sometimes latitude and longitude). Narrative covers travel routes, collecting methods (type and quantity), specimens collected (type and quantity, sometimes time of day), daily activities and time of day, colleagues with whom collected (various), weather, additional location information (distance from locations), local staffing, and terrain. Collecting occurred across the Eastern region of Ghana.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 25, 1967

End Date

Jan 07, 1968

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.




  • Ghana
  • Eastern


  • 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