Dr. Van Peenan DVP #357 - 548

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The field book documents the mammal collecting of Peter F. D. Van Peenan at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, August 4 - September 26, 1968; South Vietnam March 1 - April 21, 1969. Some entries are dated and headed with location (latitude and longitude) and cover collecting method (type of trap, location, quantity), vegetation, habitat, and soil composition. Some are headed with specimen number, location, and description of collecting event with time of day, specimen description (combination of type, 4 measurements, sex, preparation, results of autopsies). There is a portion of the notebook that is blank. At the end of the notebook is a list of specimens with USNM catalog number, date, location, specimen number, type, weight, sex, 4 measurements, and notes. On the back inside cover are a list of contacts.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 04, 1968

End Date

Apr 21, 1969

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.




  • North Carolina
  • Camp Lejeune
  • Viet Nam
  • United States
  • South Vietnam


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-455

Collection name

Peter F. D. Van Peenan field books, Division of Mammals, 1967 - 1968

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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