R. E. Vaden, 100 - 3690, 23 September 1968 - 11 June 1969 catalog

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The field catalog documents the mammal specimens collected by R. E. Vaden for the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, September 23, 1968 - June 11, 1969. The entries are headed with date and locality (combination of region, country, latitude and longitude). Includes specimen counts and specimen lists. Some pages are numbered (1 - 114). Lists include specimen numbers, sex, name USNM catalog number, 4 measurements, and weight. Notes cover specimen collection method and specimen characteristics. Locations include Ghana and Upper Volta [Burkina Faso].

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 23, 1968

End Date

Jun 11, 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.




  • Burkina Faso
  • Ghana


  • 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