D. A. Schlitter, 1161 - 1770, 15 October 1969 - 30 July 1971 field catalog

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Abstract

The field catalog documents the specimen collecting of D. A. Schlitter for the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, October 15, 1969 - July 30, 1971. Field catalog entries are in two formats. First group of specimens are organized by date and locality (combination of country, region, distance from, and latitude and longitude). They list collector number, sex, type, USNM catalog number, measurements (4 types), and weight. The format changes to preprinted sheets that include specimen details: age, sex, preparation, name, locality, date, collector, number, 4 measurements, weight, preparator, USNM catalog number, and remarks. Remarks cover additional information about location, collecting method, time of day, or habitat. Locations include Morocco; Maryland (United States); Namibia; and Liberia.

Date Range

1969-1971

Start Date

Oct 15, 1969

End Date

Jul 30, 1971

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

  • Liberia
  • Morocco
  • United States
  • Namibia
  • Maryland

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