Smithsonian Venezuelan Project, N. Peterson, D. Peacock, and R. Peacock 17 October - 31 December 1966 journal

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Creator

  • Peterson, Norman E.
  • Peacock, Daniel B.
  • Peacock, Richard B.

Abstract

The journal documents the field work of Norman Peterson, D. Peacock and R. Peacock for the Smithsonian Venezuelan Project, October 17 - December 31, 1966. Entries come in two formats. The first is dated and describes travel details (destination, time of day, routes), daily activities, interactions and meetings with colleagues. The second format includes numbered topics including quantity and distribution of snap traps; details on mist traps; quantity of mammals collected; quantity of trap nite (?); weather conditions, temperature, vegetation and habitat, sometimes with time of day; animals processed including specimen numbers. There are hand drawn maps of collecting locations.

Date Range

1966

Start Date

Oct 17, 1966

End Date

Dec 31, 1966

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

Venezuela

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-449

Collection name

Division of Mammals, Smithsonian Venezuelan Project, 1965 - 1968

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals