J. C. Geest, 3697 - 6121, July 1967 - March 1968 field catalog

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The field catalog documents the specimen collecting of J. C. Geest for the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, July 1967 - March 1968. Entries are headed with date and locality (combination of nation, region, distance from). They include specimen number (3697 - 6121), sex, name, 4 measurements, and weight. Sometimes includes specimen anatomy characteristics like quantity and measurements of embryos and additional measurements. Locations include regions of Ghana: Volta, Eastern, Western, Ashanti, Brong-Ahafo, and Upper.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 30, 1967

End Date

Feb 29, 1968

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.




  • Western
  • Ashanti
  • Brong-Ahafo
  • Ghana
  • Eastern
  • Volta


  • 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