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Abstract

Photographs were taken by A. C. Risser, Joe De Beers, R. E. Cole, and Hazel Smithers documenting their work for the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, 1963 - 1964. On the reverse side of the photographs are captions including photographer, subject matter, location, and sometimes date. Subject matter covers participants, colleagues, and local inhabitants; types of traps; mammal specimens (genetta); ostriches at a farm in South Rhodesia; terrain (mealie field), and a tame kudu cow. Photographed participants include John Dixon, Art Risser, and Ron Cole. Locations cover North Transvaal province [Limpopo] and Natal province [KwaZulu-Natal], South Africa.

Date Range

1963-1964

Start Date

1963

End Date

1964

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

  • Limpopo
  • South Africa
  • KwaZulu-Natal, Province of

Form/Genre

  • 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 envelope

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 1 Envelope 6