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Accession 98-138

Ripley, Suzanne, 1936-

Suzanne Ripley Papers, 1962-1972

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Ripley, Suzanne, 1936-
Title: Suzanne Ripley Papers
Dates: 1962-1972
Quantity: 12.03 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes) (2 blueprint storage boxes) (2 oversize folders)
Collection: Accession 98-138
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These papers consist of field notes, photographic slides, maps, film, audio reels, and other data pertaining to the Smithsonian Elephant Survey and the Smithsonian Primate Survey in which Dr. Ripley participated, largely in Southeast Asia, and especially Ceylon. Also included are some field notes created by F. Raymond Fosberg, Ripley's husband, on the flora of Ceylon.

Descriptive Entry

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.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-138, Suzanne Ripley Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Teldeniya (2 folders)

Box 1 of 13

Smithsonian Elephant Survey - Ceylon (2 folders)

Box 1 of 13

Tame Elephants, 1967-1971

Box 1 of 13

Ceylon Primate Project Grant, 1968 (Accession 06-094)

Box 1 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Behavioral Profiles

Box 1 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Feeding

Box 1 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Whooping

Box 1 of 13
Box 1 of 13

Box 2

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Data to be Transferred to Subject Extract File Cards

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Observation Hours

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Air Photos (Contacts)

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Maps and Notes

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Maps and Notes, Troop WEM

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Range Maps, C2/C1 Male

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Maps and Notes, Troop C1 and C1 Males

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Observations and Maps

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Maps, AB (Accession 06-094)

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Maps, AB2/C2

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Maps, Troop C1 Males

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Maps and Notes

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Maps and Observations

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Maps (2 folders)

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Small Maps

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Index to Photographs

Box 2 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Index to Tapes and Maps

Box 2 of 13

Vegetation - Ceylon

Box 2 of 13

Plant Survey - Ceylon

Box 2 of 13
Box 2 of 13

Box 3

Photographic Slides: Brief Presentation

Box 3 of 13

Photographic Slides: Tame Elephants (2 folders)

Box 3 of 13

Photographic Slides: Unsorted

Box 3 of 13

Photographic Slides: Malaya I

Box 3 of 13

Photographic Slides: Malaya II

Box 3 of 13

Box 4

Smithsonian Primate Survey: 18 film reels

Box 4 of 13

List of film reels

Box 4 of 13

Film outlines

Box 4 of 13

Box 5

Smithsonian Primate Survey: 18 film reels

Box 5 of 13

Box 6

Smithsonian Primate Survey: 19 film reels

Box 6 of 13

Box 7

Ceylon, 1962-1963: Glass Slide Transparencies

Box 7 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey: 31 audiotape reels

Box 7 of 13

List of audiotape reels

Box 7 of 13

Box 8

Smithsonian Primate Survey Note Cards & Slides - Social Behavior (4 x 6 card box)

Box 8 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey Note Cards & Slides - Social Behavior, Trees (4 x 6 card box)

Box 8 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey Note Cards & Slides - Trees, Primates (4 x 6 card box)

Box 8 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey Note Cards & Slides - Primates, Ecology, Personal (4 x 6 card box)

Box 8 of 13

Box 9

Smithsonian Primate Survey Note Cards & Slides - Personal, 1968 Research (4 x 6 card box)

Box 9 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey Note Cards & Slides - 1968 Research, Elephant Survey, Human Ecology (4 x 6 card box)

Box 9 of 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey Note Cards & Slides - Human Ecology; Ceylon, 1962-1963, Primates B&N - 35-120 (3 x 5 card box)

Box 9 of 13

Box 10

Note Cards - Ceylon Flora; Notes, 1967, 1969 (5 x 8 box)

Box 10 of 13

Note Cards - Ceylon, 1969-1971 (5 x 8 box)

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Box 11

Note Cards - Ceylon, 1970-1971 (includes materials from Accession 06-094) (5 x 8 box)

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Note Cards - Ceylon, 1970-1971; Indexed notes on individual primates, troops, other subjects (5 x 8 box)

Box 11 of 13

Box 12

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Field/Survey Maps (rolled storage tube)

Box 12 of 13

Box 13

Smithsonian Primate Survey - Field/Survey Maps (rolled storage tube)

Box 13 of 13
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Smithsonian Primate Survey - Field/Survey Maps (2 folders)

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