Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Ripley, Suzanne, 1936-
Suzanne Ripley Papers, 1962-1972
This accession consists of field notes, photographic slides, maps, film, audio reels, and other data pertaining to the Smithsonian Elephant Survey and the Smithsonian Primate Survey on which Suzanne Ripley participated. Most of the research was conducted in Southeast Asia, particularly Ceylon. The Primate Survey was one of the first primate surveys that observed inter-troop behavior and ecology. Also included are field notes created by Francis Raymond Fosberg, Ripley's husband, on the flora of Ceylon.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Fosberg, F. Raymond (Francis Raymond), 1908-1993
- Ripley, Suzanne, 1936-
- Ceylon Elephant Research Project (1967-1976)
- Ceylon Primates Research Project (1968-1982)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Motion pictures (visual works)
- Color photographs
- Black-and-white photographs
- Field notes
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-138, Suzanne Ripley Papers