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Abstract

The slides taken by various individuals to document field work completed as part of the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, 1962 - 1967. Photographers include Bruce Hayward, Julius Geest, A. C. Risser, R.M. Davis, and H. Uible. Images have captions, usually including date, location, subject matter, and photographer. Subject matter includes campus life (University of Ghana at Legon), savanna, forest, candid images of local inhabitants, observed wildlife (snakes, birds, mammals), habitat, and terrain. Locations are across Ghana.

Date Range

1962-1967

Start Date

1962

End Date

1967

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

  • Legon
  • Ghana

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Slides (photographs)

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-444

Collection name

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

Physical Description

1 box

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 4 Folder 2