Field catalog, Weeks African Expedition, undated

Close
Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Abstract

This field book is a bird specimen catalog by Walter A. Weber from his time on the Weeks African Expedition. Dates are provided, and range from April 28 - July 1, but the final digit in the years has been cut off. A year of 1955 is inferred based on the inferred date of the expedition. Localities include but may not be limited to areas of French Equatorial Africa, or present-day Cameroon and Chad. Dated entries for specimens include common name, sex, and specific locality. Pages are numbered 1-13 and field numbers range from 1-130. A sketched map is also included.

Date Range

1955

Start Date

Apr 28, 1955

End Date

Jul 01, 1955

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Cameroon
  • Chad

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-479

Collection name

Walter A. Weber Field Books from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 33