Field catalog, Weeks African Expedition, undated

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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


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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Cameroon
  • Chad


  • 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


Box 33