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Creator

  • Robbins, Lynn W.
  • Hearst, Michael G.

Abstract

Miscellaneous notes and letters document participants in the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, c. 1961 - 1972. Materials often include dates without years indicated. Materials are in several formats. There are lists of specimens collected and locations, with corrections. Some of the materials document the work of M. G. Hearst and Lynn Robbins, including specimens collected per site and date with quantities. There is also correspondence from Lynn Robbins to recipient identified as "boss" discussing campsites and aspects of specimen collecting including requests and environmental challenge, as well as lists of results, noting location (sometimes with latitude and longitude), date, type, and quantity. There are also notes on specimens, some headed with USNM number and type specimens. Indicated locations include regions in Morocco.

Date Range

1961 - 1972

Start Date

1961

End Date

1972

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

Morocco

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