Photographs - Iran, 1963

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The pages of black-and-white photographs document field work in Iran, 1962 - 1963. The photographer is not identified. Photographs include captions describing subject matter, location (town, region, country), date (month and year). Subject matter cover pika habitat, aerial views (foot hills, Elburz mountains, and villages), campsites, vegetation and terrain, specimens (hircus, hyena, tortoise, owl), military aircraft and staff (names are listed), caged felis sylvestris, participants and local staff at campsites. Locations include Khurasan [Khorāsān], Elburz mountains [Reshteh-ye Kūhhā-ye Alborz], Dashti-i-Kauir [Dasht-e Kavīr], and Baluchistan. Some photographs are duplicates, but include additional caption information.

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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.


  • Animals
  • Herpetology
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Kavīr, Dasht-e
  • Iran
  • Alborz, Reshteh-ye Kūhhā-ye
  • Khorāsān
  • Baluchistan


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Scrapbooks

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-211

Collection name

Miscellaneous field notes from the Division of Mammals

Physical Description

Black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

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


Box 1 Folder 3