Correspondence re: bongo captured in Nairobi (John Seago) 1968-1969

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Abstract

The correspondence documents bongo captured in Nairobi, 1968 - 1969. They discuss observed bongo, regions they frequent and where trapped, care and health of bongo once collected, and lists of animals collected. Most correspondence relates to John Seago in Kenya. Letters also cover changing staff and activities at John Seago. There are documents covering the procurement of birds and other mammals. Includes photocopies. Correspondents include D. Anthony Parkinson and John Seago.

Date Range

1968-1974

Start Date

1969

End Date

1974

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Topic

Mammalogy

Place

  • Nairobi Area
  • Kenya

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA Acc. 03-020

Collection name

Animal Information Files, 1968-1972

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 9