A. R. Silberstein, 101 - 1889, 13 March 1966 - 15 February 1967 field catalog

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The field catalog documents the mammal specimens collected by A. R. Silberstein for the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, March 13, 1966 - February 15, 1967. Entries are dated and headed with locality (combination of country, region, distance from). They list specimen number, sex, name, USNM catalog number, 4 measurements, and weight. Sometimes includes additional measurements and specimen preparation. Includes reptile specimens. Locations are in South West Africa [Namibia] and South Africa.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 13, 1966

End Date

Feb 15, 1967

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.


  • Herpetology
  • Mammalogy


  • Namibia
  • 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