J. W. LeDuc 08 January 1968 - 22 May 1969

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Creator

LeDuc, James W.

Abstract

The journal documents J. W. LeDuc's field work in Dahomey [Benin] as part of the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, January 8, 1968 - May 22, 1969. Pages are numbered (156 - 317). Entries are dated, sometimes headed with locality (combination of region, latitude and longitude, country). Content describes daily activities and time of day, travel details (arrangements, supplies, accommodations, campsites), specimens collected (type and quantity), collecting method (type and quantity), observed flora and fauna, Locations include regions: Atacora, Borgou, Central, Eastern, Mono, Dahomey [Benin]; Regions of Maritime, Savanna, Togo; Eastern, Volta, Ghana; Ivory Coast [Côte d'Ivoire].

Date Range

1968-1969

Start Date

Jan 08, 1968

End Date

May 22, 1969

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
  • Benin
  • Togo
  • Côte d'Ivoire

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