A. V. W. Lambrechts 30 January 1968 - 27 January 1969 Orange River Survey journal

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The journal documents A. V. W. Lambrechts' field work in Orange Free State of South Africa as part of the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, January 30, 1968 - January 27, 1969. Covers Orange River Survey field work. Entries are dated and describe travel details (arrangements, method of travel, routes, campsites), tallies of wildlife=(possibly specimens) with totals per location and date range (throughout journal), daily work, specimens collected (type and quantity), collecting method (type and quantity), temperatures (minimum and maximum), relative humidity, weather, and habitat. In some entries, topics are broken out i.e. trapping, specimens, remarks, weather. Locations include Cape Province, South Africa; Lesotho.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 30, 1968

End Date

Jan 27, 1969

Access Information

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  • Free State
  • South Africa
  • Lesotho


  • 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