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Photographs were taken by A. C. Risser and R. E. Cole documenting their work for the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, 1963 - 1964. On the reverse side of the photographs are captions covering photographer, subject matter, location, and sometimes date. Subject matter covers candid images of participants, observed wildlife (jackal pups in South Rhodesia), candid group portraits with colleagues and local inhabitants, participants at campsite (John Hixon, George Hughes, Ted Heist), insects at traps, collected mammal specimens, tame ostriches in South Rhodesia, Welwitchia [Welwitschia] plant (South West Africa [Namibia]), and A. L. Moore. Locations cover South Rhodesia; Cape province, Natal Province [KwaZulu-Natal], South Africa.

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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.


  • Entomology
  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Rhodesia
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • KwaZulu-Natal, Province of


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

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-444

Collection name

Division of Mammals, Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, 1961 - 1972

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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


Box 2 Folder 1 Envelope 3