J. H. Shaw, 113 - 1507 (plus miscel. catalogs), 22 May 1962 - 10 August 1963 field catalog

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Creator

  • Shaw, James H.
  • Stock, A. D.

Abstract

The field catalog documents the mammal specimens collected by J. H. Shaw for the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, May 22, 1962 - August 10, 1963. Entries are headed with date and locality (combination of country, region, distance from, sometimes elevation). Covers specimen number (113 - 1507), sex, name, some USNM catalog numbers, 4 measurements. Sometimes includes additional measurements, specimen characteristics (i.e. lactating), additional measurements, weight, age or habitat. Some specimens are lizards, snakes, amphibians, mollusks, birds, fish, and insects. Collecting in Mexico includes work with A. D. Stock. There are notes on catches related to ecology in Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Locations are in Libya, Madagascar, Mexico, and United States (Utah, Arizona).

Date Range

1962-1963

Start Date

May 22, 1962

End Date

Aug 10, 1963

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

  • United States
  • Mexico
  • Arizona
  • Nuevo Leon
  • Libya
  • Utah
  • Madagascar

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