Field notes, journals and reports, 1958

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Abstract

The papers document Helmut K. Buechner's field work in Uganda, 1958. Includes typed and handwritten materials. Handwritten materials include checklist and observations of vegetation plots in Terminalia Woodland at Waringo. Details include date, plot number, list of plants (scientific name, quantity, age), and information on soil and litter. Some pages have observations on vegetation abundance. There is also a tally of trees and grasses for same location and well as correspondence discussing determinations of botanical specimens and tables of data relating to aerial counts of elephants. Typed materials include reports, details on photographs taken in Murchison Fall National Park, itinerary for Uganda (1959), tag records for Uganda Kob, and tables relating to loyalty of male Ugand [Uganda] Kob to territorial ground.

Date Range

1958-1959

Start Date

1958

End Date

1959

Access Information

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Topic

  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

Uganda

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007279

Collection name

Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 16 Folder 9