Photographic slides: Smithsonian Primate and Elephant Surveys (2)

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Abstract

The color slides document observations in Ceylon [Sri Lanka] during the Smithsonian Primate and Elephant Surveys, 1968-1971. Some slides have captions including a combination of date, photographer, and description usually delineating observed behavior. Images show large gathering of local inhabitants, elephants, and close up images of primates interacting. There are also images of maps and vegetation.

Date Range

1968-1971

Start Date

1968

End Date

1971

Access Information

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Topic

Mammalogy

Place

Sri Lanka

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Slides (photographs)

Accession #

SIA Acc. 98-138

Collection name

Suzanne Ripley Papers, 1962-1972

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 3 Folder 2