Mpala - photographic prints, rolls #1-7 (envelope for roll #1 is empty), September 1996

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The seven envelopes of color photographs document the field work of James Lynch during September 1996 in Kenya. Images have captions on the verso; they are sometimes extensive. Plants are identified by scientific name. The first envelope is empty. The second envelope contains images showing Boma sites, landscape, close up views of vegetation and camels; the third, images of cattle, Boma people, and their village, vegetation; the fourth, a netting site; the fifth, images of netting sites and Mpala; the sixth, images of woodland at the Mpala Research Centre; and the seventh contains photographs (many without captions) that show colleagues preparing netting sites, close up images of birds, terrain, and vegetation. The images of plants are identified on the verso.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 01, 1996

End Date

Sep 30, 1996

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  • Boma (African people)
  • Animals
  • Bird populations
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany




  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Color photographs

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-003

Collection name

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Research Records, 1964-1999

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 8 Folder 35