Pine, Tuck, field notes

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Abstract

The field notes document the work of R. G. Tuck in Iran, November 14, 1963 - August 1, 1965. Entries are headed with date and location and cover trapline (including type of bait), habitat, vegetation, maximum temperature, minimum temperature (sometimes weather), relative humidity, trapping results, and miscellaneous notes. Notes cover additional descriptions of vegetation, collecting methods, habitat, and evidence of mammals (i.e. droppings). There are detailed entries entitled itinerary, journal, and field notes. Itinerary and journal entries cover travel details (route, destinations, campsites), terrain, vegetation, collecting methods (type, quantity, location), observed wildlife, interactions with local inhabitants and officials, and specimens collected. Field notes include same type of information at the beginning of the field book and include related black-and-white photographs of terrain and wildlife.

Date Range

1963-1965

Start Date

Nov 14, 1963

End Date

Aug 01, 1965

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

Pakistan

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-460

Collection name

R. G. Tuck Field Book, Division of Mammals, 1963 - 1965

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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