T. A. Heist (77 - 308) field catalog

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The field catalog documents the mammal specimens collected by T. A. Heist for the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, March 1, 1963 - May 7, 1964. Entries are dated and headed with locality (combination of country, region, distance from). Entries cover specimen number, sex, name, 4 measurements. Includes birds and amphibians. Sometimes includes notes about specimen condition, age, and sometime USNM catalog number. Locations include Mexico; United States (Maryland, New York); and South Africa.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 01, 1963

End Date

May 07, 1964

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.




  • New York
  • United States
  • Mexico
  • South Africa
  • Maryland


  • 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