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This folder contains reports and lists pertaining to mammals collected during Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program field work or prior field work on Pacific Ocean islands. Included are two reports: "Numbers of Mammals Collected on Southern Island Trips as Indicated by Trip Reports SIC 10-20" compiled by R. B. Clapp, July 28, 1969, and "A Preliminary Report on Terrestrial Mammals on SIC 15" by John H. Fitch. Another document lists numbers of mammal specimens by location and SIC number. Three documents list sets of Mus specimens by field number. Also included in the folder are photocopied pages from a mammal catalogue listing specimens collected from Pacific Ocean islands in 1963, handwritten pages listing mammal specimens collected from Pacific Ocean islands in the 1920s, and a copy of a map of the Hawaiian Islands and nearby islands.

Date Range


Start Date

May 31, 1966

End Date

Jul 28, 1969

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  • Line Islands
  • Baker Island
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Howland Island


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU000245

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 207 Folder 8