A. C. Risser 91 - 1715 (South Africa) 24 August 1963 - 10 May 1964, 1716 - 2796 (Pakistan) 04 July 1964 - 02 July 1965 catalog

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The field catalog documents the specimen collecting of A. C. Risser for the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, August 24, 1963 - May 10, 1964; July 4, 1964 - July 2, 1965. Includes specimen numbers 91 - 1715 (South Africa, 1963 - 1964), 1716 - 2796 (Pakistan, 1964 - 1965). Entries are organized by date and locality (combination of country, region, geological landmarks, farm names). They include specimen number, sex, name, USNM catalog number, 4 measurements, sometimes weight. Sometimes includes notes about habitat, specimen preparation, elevation, or specimen characteristics like presence of embryos.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 24, 1963

End Date

Jul 02, 1965

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.




  • Pakistan
  • South Africa


  • 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